Georgia Is a Purple State, but Don’t Expect Centrist Politicians

Georgia flipped blue for Joe Biden, but in its all-important and costly Senate runoff elections, the Republicans are in full attack mode while the Democrats stick to a steady liberal message.

#conservatism-us-politics, #democratic-party, #elections-senate, #georgia, #liberalism-us-politics, #loeffler-kelly-l, #ossoff-jon, #perdue-david-a-jr, #political-advertising, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #warnock-raphael-g

0

What Makes Trump’s Subversion Efforts So Alarming? His Collaborators

The president has been trying to dismantle our shared beliefs about democracy. And now, his fellow Republicans are helping him.

#democratic-party, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

0

Myanmar Still Loves Aung San Suu Kyi, but Not Why You Think

The explanation is much more paradoxical than just popularity.

#defense-and-military-forces, #elections, #min-aung-hlaing, #national-league-for-democracy-myanmar, #politics-and-government, #rohingya-ethnic-group, #union-solidarity-and-development-party-myanmar, #voting-and-voters, #wirathu-1968

0

Republicans Rewrite an Old Playbook on Disenfranchising Black Americans

As they try to somehow reverse Joe Biden’s victory, President Trump and his allies have targeted heavily Black cities, painting them as corrupt and trying to throw out huge numbers of votes.

#black-people, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #detroit-mich, #discrimination, #milwaukee-wis, #philadelphia-pa, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

Duty or Party? For Republicans, a Choice on Whether to Enable Trump

In pushing his false claims to the limits and cowing Republicans into acquiescence or silence, President Trump has revealed the fragility of the electoral system — and shaken it.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #electoral-college, #michigan, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

How Hispanic Voters Swung Miami Right

Many expected that liberal young Hispanic voters would propel a Democratic wave. But Miami, a city where Hispanics hold the levers of power, confounded expectations.

#cuban-americans, #elections, #florida, #gimenez-carlos-a, #hispanic-americans, #miami-fla, #miami-dade-county-fla, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #brindisi-anthony, #elections-house-of-representatives, #house-of-representatives, #new-york-state, #tenney-claudia, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

‘People of Color’ Do Not Belong to the Democratic Party

It’s past time to start seeing voters the way they see themselves.

#asian-americans, #foreign-workers, #immigration-and-emigration, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #voting-and-voters

0

The Certification of the 2020 US Election Results is on Schedule. Here’s a Timeline.

Despite Republican efforts to undermine the process, state officials say they fully expect to meet their upcoming deadlines.

#electoral-college, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

0

‘Reach Out to Trump Supporters,’ They Said. I Tried.

I give up.

#discrimination, #muslims-and-islam, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Why It Wasn’t Normal When Michigan Republicans Refused to Certify Votes

The G.O.P. members of a county canvassing board eventually approved Detroit’s election results, but the process left many voters wondering what stands between a routine election and a breakdown of democracy.

#benson-jocelyn, #detroit-mich, #electoral-college, #michigan, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #wayne-county-mich

0

When Michigan Republicans Refused to Certify Votes, It Wasn’t Normal

The G.O.P. members of a county canvassing board eventually approved Detroit’s election results, but the process left many voters wondering what stands between a routine election and a breakdown of democracy.

#benson-jocelyn, #detroit-mich, #electoral-college, #michigan, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #wayne-county-mich

0

This Election, Latinos Sent a Warning Sign to Democrats

In the past, Latinos have reliably voted Democratic in the Rio Grande Valley and Miami-Dade County. So what happened this year?

#arizona, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #elections, #hispanic-americans, #maricopa-county-ariz, #miami-dade-county-fla, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Leftists and Moderates, Stop Fighting. You Need One Another.

In the Democratic civil war, both sides are partly right.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #bush-george-w, #green-new-deal, #kerry-john, #presidential-election-of-2004, #presidential-election-of-2020, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #elections, #georgia, #presidential-election-of-2020, #raffensperger-brad, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

Liberals Envisioned a Multiracial Coalition. Voters of Color Had Other Ideas.

Democrats may need to rethink their strategy as the class complexities and competing desires of Latino and Asian-American demographic groups become clear.

#affirmative-action, #asian-americans, #black-people, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

0

Trump or No Trump, Religious Authoritarianism Is Here to Stay

Their unlikely ally may have lost the White House, but Christian nationalists still plan to win the war.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #christians-and-christianity, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #evangelical-movement, #faith-and-freedom-coalition, #family-research-council, #freedom-of-religion, #income-inequality, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reed-ralph-e-jr, #religion-state-relations, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Swing State Voters Look to the Future

In the days after the election, Times reporters went to four swing state counties with some of the tightest vote margins to see how people were feeling. The answer? Still pretty divided.

#elections, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

0

There Was No Knockout, So Democrats and G.O.P. Regroup for Next Round

Voters delivered a convincing victory for Joseph R. Biden Jr. but a split decision for the two parties. Now they face perhaps the most up-for-grabs electoral map the country has seen in a generation.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-senate, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #states-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #united-states, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #voting-and-voters

0

Goodbye, Golden Goose

Time for Donald Trump to head down Sunset Boulevard.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #presidential-election-of-2020, #sunset-boulevard-movie, #trump-donald-j, #voter-fraud-election-fraud, #voting-and-voters

0

2020 Shows That the Electoral College Is Stupid and Immoral

It doesn’t just distort presidential elections. It infects the entire political process.

#electoral-college, #kavanaugh-brett-m, #lee-michael-s-1971, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Why the Arizona and Georgia Races Are Essentially Over, but Not Officially Called

Many networks are still resisting making a projection.

#arizona, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #georgia, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

No, Dominion voting machines did not cause widespread voting problems.

Some Republicans said that software from the company caused widespread problems. Evidence shows that it did not.

#conspiracy-theories, #dominion-voting-systems-corp, #elections, #georgia, #michigan, #presidential-election-of-2020, #rumors-and-misinformation, #trump-donald-j, #voter-fraud-election-fraud, #voting-and-voters, #voting-machines

0

‘I Don’t Have a Happy Ending’: A Pollster on What Went Wrong

Charles Franklin runs one of the most respected polls of Wisconsin. Here’s his assessment of why his survey and others missed the mark.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #franklin-charles-pollster, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #wisconsin

0

What Berlusconi Could Teach Trump About Losing

Two icons of disruptive political leadership have much in common … except for acknowledging gracefully when they’ve been voted out.

#berlusconi-silvio, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #brothers-of-italy-italian-political-party, #cheating, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #europe, #forza-italia, #italy, #league-italian-political-party, #meloni-giorgia-1977, #milan-italy, #morocco, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #salvini-matteo, #sardinia-italy, #tax-evasion, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #uefa-champions-league-soccer, #voting-and-voters

0

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Trump Scorned

The victory of the Biden-Harris ticket and the enduring power of Republicanism tell two stories.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #collins-susan-m, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-senate, #fivethirtyeight-com, #house-of-representatives, #pelosi-nancy, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #senate, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Trump Lost the Race. But Republicans Know It’s Still His Party.

Inside the Zoom salons, Senate-office conversations and 2024 jockeying that will shape the future of the G.O.P.

#presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

How Democrats Missed Trump’s Appeal to Latino Voters

The election was a referendum on Trump’s America, but plenty of Latino voters liked it just fine.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cuban-americans, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #mexican-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

A Nation Votes for Joe Biden, and a Red State Shrugs

Nebraska delivered one electoral vote for Mr. Biden, but the rest of the rural state is deeply red, and mostly accepting of the election results.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #nebraska, #presidential-election-of-2020, #rural-areas, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

26 Americans on Their Hopes for the Next Four Years

We asked voters about their hopes for the next four years — regardless of the occupant in the White House.

#atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #maine, #omaha-neb, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

0

Christian Conservatives Respond to Trump’s Loss and Look Ahead

Many reflected on how much they had gained in the last four years under the Trump administration.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #evangelical-movement, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

‘It’s Such a Relief’: Biden Voters Rebuild a Wall That Trump Smashed

Joe Biden’s victory was particularly sweet for supporters in three states he had to win: Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #michigan, #pennsylvania, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #wisconsin

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #benson-jocelyn, #brooks-rosa, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dejoy-louis, #elections, #griswold-jena, #postal-service-us, #postal-service-and-post-offices, #presidential-election-of-2020, #rumors-and-misinformation, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #voting-and-voters

0

The Electoral College Is Close. The Popular Vote Isn’t.

The prolonged uncertainty in spite of the clear preference of the public has intensified some Americans’ anger at a system in which a minority of people can claim a majority of power.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #electoral-college, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #arizona, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #georgia, #nevada, #pennsylvania, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

Why Evangelicals Aren’t What They Used to Be

Once a religious bloc in search of political purchase, white evangelicals have become a political bloc with a religious past.

#baptist-churches, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #evangelical-movement, #falwell-jerry, #presidential-election-of-2020, #religion-and-belief, #southern-baptist-convention, #southern-states-us, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

The Unforeseen Threats to the 2020 Election: Hand Sanitizer and Bad Plumbing

In a year when armed groups or interference by foreign governments were considered a threat at the polls, some holdups were the result of everyday municipal malfunctions.

#presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #arizona, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #georgia, #nevada, #ossoff-jon, #pennsylvania, #perdue-david-a-jr, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #arizona, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #georgia, #nevada, #ossoff-jon, #pennsylvania, #perdue-david-a-jr, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

What the Voters Are Trying to Tell Us

They are not always wise, but they have something important to say.

#polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Why Has The Times Not Called Arizona?

Other outlets feel they’re sure, but we’re not certain enough about the votes that remain to be counted.

#arizona, #associated-press, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #pennsylvania, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

Some Latinos Voted for Trump. Get Over It.

I’m Latina. I still don’t know what that means.

#cuban-americans, #florida, #hispanic-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

0

Protests Over Vote Count Sweep Through Minneapolis, Portland and Other Cities

Protesters marched in Minneapolis, New York and elsewhere against President Trump, while some of his supporters gathered near a Phoenix building where crucial votes were being counted.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #minneapolis-minn, #new-york-city, #phoenix-ariz, #portland-ore, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

0

Could Omaha Swing the Race? In 2020, Nothing Is Impossible

The lone Electoral College vote awarded by Nebraska’s Second Congressional District has gone to Joe Biden. It could be the vote that gets him to 270.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

A Split Decision for Democrats

Weary voters appeared willing to give former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. a chance, but they shied away from putting Democrats in full control of Washington.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-senate, #law-and-legislation, #mcconnell-mitch, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Exhausted and Anxious, Voters Find the Country More Divided Than Ever

“The great wedge in America just got bigger last night,” said one.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

Donald Trump Undermines Confidence in the Election

Donald Trump may hug and kiss the flag, but he is undermining our election’s legitimacy and our government.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #elections, #lying, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #states-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0

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.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #harris-kamala-d, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

0