A Great Election, Against All Odds

Democracy is hard work. That work paid off.

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In Detroit, Trump’s Postelection Offensive Has a Familiar Feel

In a city that is used to being disparaged, President Trump’s attempt to overturn an election that he lost seems both extraordinary and business as usual.

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House Race Between Tenney and Brindisi Is Down to 100-Vote Margin

Claudia Tenney seemed poised to avenge her 2018 defeat to Rep. Anthony Brindisi, a Democrat, but her election night lead has shrunk to roughly 100 votes.

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Why New York Again Trails Almost All States in Counting Votes

A delay in tallying absentee ballots after Election Day follows a six-week lag in declaring winners in two congressional primaries this summer.

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Lindsey Graham’s Long-Shot Mission to Unravel the Election Results

With unsubstantiated claims of vote-counting errors and calls to officials in several states, the South Carolina senator seems bent on reversing Joe Biden’s clear victory over President Trump.

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As Tensions Among Republicans Mount, Georgia’s Recount Proceeds Smoothly

Election officials discovered about 2,600 new ballots, but they are not enough to affect the outcome of the presidential race in the state.

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Behind Trump’s Yearslong Effort to Turn Losing Into Winning

Even before he was elected in 2016, Donald J. Trump was building a conspiracy theory about voter fraud that took on new energy this year, as his political fortunes ebbed during the coronavirus pandemic.

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As a G.O.P. Playbook on Voter Fraud Falls Flat, Some Ask: What’s Next?

In dozens of lawsuits, Republicans tried to make voting and counting votes harder. After a record turnout and a Democratic presidential win, some wonder if that’s the party’s best strategy.

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Trump Is Not Doing Well With His Election Lawsuits. Here’s a Rundown.

The president has suffered a string of defeats in pursuing legal action seeking to delay certification of his loss to President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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Trump Loses String of Election Results Lawsuits

The president’s efforts to use the courts to delay or block President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory were turned aside in cases in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Arizona.

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Election Officials Directly Contradict Trump on Voting System Fraud

A group of federal, state and local officials working with a Department of Homeland Security agency declared flatly that the election was the most secure in the nation’s history.

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Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims

The attorney general said that he had authorized “instances” of investigative steps but that inquiries should not be based on specious claims.

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Elections Don’t Have to Be So Chaotic and Excruciating

The random way in which returns were released caused anxiety and sowed conspiracy theories.

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After Warnings It Could Go Off the Rails, the Election Actually Ran Smoothly

Amid the logistical challenges of voting in a pandemic, and despite threats of foreign interference, violence and disinformation, the machinery of democracy held up quite well.

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What’s Still Left to Count, and Why Hasn’t a Winner Been Called?

Biden’s lead is expected to expand again in Pennsylvania today.

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Trump’s Election Fraud Claims Make No Headway on Legal Cases

The president appeared to have little path through the courts to shift the outcome of the election, leaving him reliant on long shots like recounts or pressure on state legislatures.

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With No Evidence of Fraud, Trump Fails to Make Headway on Legal Cases

The president appeared to have little path through the courts to shift the outcome of the election, leaving him reliant on long shots like recounts or pressure on state legislatures.

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Donald Trump’s Desperate Election Lies

They want him to go, and he won’t listen.

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Where the Key States Stand in a Possible Day of Decision for Biden

He now leads in Georgia and Pennsylvania, and it seems just a matter of time before the race in Pennsylvania is put out of reach.

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Biden Makes Gains in Georgia, Pennsylvania as Nation Anxiously Awaits Winner

Joe Biden picked up votes in Pennsylvania, Nevada and Georgia and urged patience with the slow-moving vote count. President Trump appeared in the evening to break his silence, lying about “illegal” votes.

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Biden Makes Gains in Key States as Anxious Nation Awaits Winner

Joe Biden picked up votes in Pennsylvania, Nevada and Georgia and urged patience with the slow-moving vote count. President Trump appeared in the evening to break his silence, lying about “illegal” votes.

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Trump Can Try, but the Courts Won’t Decide the Election

Judges, like most Americans, will surely see that the winner should be chosen by no one other than voters.

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Biden Appears to Hold Edge in the Key Votes Left to Be Counted

The tabulations continue in the states too close to call, but some things are becoming clearer.

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The 2020 U.S. Election: Joe Biden Has the Edge

The Democratic candidate won Michigan and Wisconsin and seems to be well placed in other key states. President Trump has filed a series of lawsuits to block his path.

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‘Not a Great Outcome’ for N.Y. Democrats as G.O.P. Gains

Preliminary tallies seemed to dash the hopes of progressives and indicated a resurgence of Republican power in areas across the state.

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With His Path to Re-election Narrowing, Trump Turns to the Courts

The president pursued lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia, and his campaign said it would demand a recount in Wisconsin.

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After a Scary Election Night, Trump Is … Still Trump

Oh, there’s no place like court for the holidays.

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The Polls Underestimated Trump — Again. Nobody Agrees on Why.

No matter who ends up winning, the industry failed to fully account for the missteps that led it to miscalculate Donald J. Trump’s support four years ago.

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Republicans Claim Voter Fraud. How Would That Work?

Stealing a presidential election requires an unrealistic level of planning, coordination and good luck.

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Let the Votes Be Counted

Please, don’t listen to the president.

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E Pluribus Unnerved

On an Election Day in the midst of a devastating pandemic and a clash of competing visions of America, fear was the great uniter, and motivator.

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These Are The States That Will Decide the 2020 Election

Though they’re still too close to call, they’re tilting in Biden’s direction for now.

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The Remaining Vote in Pennsylvania Appears to Be for Joe Biden

The president leads by nearly 700,000 votes, but there are 1.4 million absentee votes outstanding.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #pennsylvania, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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When Will We Know Election Results

Races in all three Northern states remain very close, and Joe Biden’s prospects have appeared to improve with late-counted ballots in several places expected to favor Democrats.

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When Will We Know Election Results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania

President Trump carried all three of the so-called “Blue Wall’’ states in 2016 and they are pivotal battlegrounds again this year. Here’s where things stand.

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Here Are The 7 Election States That Are Too Close to Call

Though they’re still too close to call, there are some indications of which way things might go.

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How New York Voted

Election officials won’t immediately begin counting mail-in ballots. That means the final tallies in races might not be known for days.

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How Long Will the Counting Drag On in New York?

While the presidential race in the state was called on election night, more heavily contested races may take a while longer.

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As America Awaits a Winner, Trump Falsely Claims He Prevailed

The president made his unfounded claim even though no news organizations had declared a winner and a number of closely contested states still had millions of mail-in ballots to count.

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What to Watch For as the Polls Close and the Counting Begins

Election Day is finally here. Will a result come quickly, or will it be days, or weeks, before we have a winner? Here are the signs.

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The Election: Full Guide

Election Day is finally here. Will a result come quickly, or will it be days, or weeks, before we have a winner? Here are the signs.

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As Counting Begins, a Flood of Mail Ballots Complicates Vote Tallies

Battleground states will use quite different methods to count the record number of mail-in ballots. But they may be the way of the future.

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The Full 2020 Presidential Election Guide

Election Day is finally here. Will a result come quickly, or will it be days, or weeks, before we have a winner? Here are the signs.

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Long Voting Lines. How Americans Are Settling in for a Wait

Patience is a virtue that municipal leaders, meditation experts and anyone who has glanced in passing at various Election Day scenarios keep urging voters to embrace. Fine. But easier said than done.

#absentee-voting, #anxiety-and-stress, #presidential-election-of-2020

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Voting in N.Y.C.: An Election Day Cheat Sheet

Today is the last day to cast a ballot in the presidential election and other races. Aside from safety measures, the process is little changed.

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Some Regions Still Experience Slow Delivery of Mail Ballots

In the final days of voting, the Postal Service is struggling to ensure timely delivery of ballots in parts of key battleground states like Pennsylvania and Michigan.

#absentee-voting, #michigan, #pennsylvania, #postal-service-us, #postal-service-and-post-offices, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government

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As Voting Ends, Battle Intensifies Over Which Ballots Will Count

President Trump and his allies say they intend an aggressive challenge to how the votes are counted in key states, and Democrats are mobilizing to meet it.

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Fewer Early Ballots Being Rejected Than Expected

Many election experts feared a tide of rejected mail ballots. So far, the rate of rejections appears to be lower than in years past.

#absentee-voting, #atlanta-ga, #florida, #kentucky, #nashville-tenn, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government

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No ‘I Voted Sticker’? You Can Get One Here

The stickers, popular since the 1980s, are a hot Election Day accessory. Didn’t get one? Download and share one of our designs.

#absentee-voting, #social-media, #stickers, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

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‘It’s Just Crazy’ in Pennsylvania: Mail Voting and the Anxiety That Followed

A county northeast of Pittsburgh is a microcosm of the high tension, confusion and deep uncertainty that have accompanied the expansion of mail-in voting.

#absentee-voting, #armstrong-county, #pennsylvania, #voter-registration-and-requirements

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