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Can absentee voting be rigged

Because of Covid 19 there has been an unprecedented increase in the number of absentee ballot requests with some states evendebating whether to only allow mail in ballots for their upcoming elections Critics of absentee voting often use the argument…

Electronic vs ballot voting

Whenever a major election is upcoming one of the conversations election officials have is whether there are any changes to make to the system In recent years there has been minimal changes to the overall voting system Most of the…

Will voters accept the 2020 election results

The 2016 elections were memorable for many reasons There was a great deal of drama surrounding the presidential debates in no small part because there were many more candidates than usual including new and old political figures As nominees were…

How a recession will impact the 2020 election

The 2020 COVID 19 pandemic is having a far reaching impact on many aspects of daily life worldwide It is particularly damaging to economies around the globe In the United States that is particularly evident Prolonged business closures a stock…

Electoral college 101

In many United States elections the results are decided by whichever candidate wins the popular vote One of the most notable exceptions to this rule is the presidential election which is determined by the electoral college The electoral college dates…

Will voting by mail become the norm in the future

In just a few months Covid 19 has completely changed the way the world functions Businesses were forced to shut down and residents were instructed to stay inside to avoid any unnecessary contact with the outside world While the world…

Blue vs red but what about the purple

Blue and Red states dominate U S political maps Traditionally it is one color or the other determining who gets elected and who gets voted out Red leans right or more conservative and Blue leans left or more liberal Recently…

How coronavirus has reshaped the 2020 election

The novel Coronavirus has reshaped the entire world To many Americans it initially appeared as a foreign outbreak having little potential impact on the United States Downplaying the threat of COVID 19 to Americans was a political card played hand…

In a high tech world could a low tech election ensure accurate results

Computers became a part of most everyday lives beginning in the 1980s A high tech existence has become so commonplace it feels like centuries since anyone has sent a physical letter Equally changed is the switch from physically visiting someone…

Democrat the political party breakdown

The Democratic Party was created after the unprecedented and extremely controversial 1824 election when four Democratic Republicans ran against each other inside their own party This happened because the chief opposition to the Democratic Republicans The Federalists became defunct after…

Absentee voting 101

Absentee voting also known as voting by mail refers to the process of casting a vote without physically going to a voting station to cast your ballot Absentee voting is popular among voters who have jobs or other obligations which…

Llibertarian the political party breakdown the way the party started

The political system in the United States of America is largely considered to be a two party system divided between Republican and Democrat factions In recent decades other parties have formed and inserted their influence into this system attracting voters…

History of election and voting in the United States

The ability to vote is one of the fundamental rights all American citizens are granted The right to vote was first established in 1776 Voting during this period used a much different set of laws Communication was limited in the…

Green party

The Green Party was inspired in the United States by similar movements in other countries most notably Germany the UK Australia and New Zealand Early stirrings began in 1984 when 17 like minded individuals met in a friend s home…

How are absentee votes tallied and counted

Because of Covid 19 there has been an increase in the number of voters registering for absentee ballots With an absentee ballot you are able to cast your vote by mail without going to a polling station Every state has…

Independent the political party breakdown the way the party started

The American political system has historically frustrated a sizable portion of its citizens with limited options and widespread corruption both perceived and actual Many voters sought independence from the two party system as traditionally dominated by the Republican and Democratic…

Legitimate reasons for absentee voting

Every state provides the option for absentee voting which is a type of mail in voting What causes some confusion among voters is the different rules for absentee voting States are required to offer the option but state officials are…

Missing mail in ballots where do they go

It is common rhetoric to state every vote counts Also common is the phrase lost in the mail When the two phrases collide the combination is not only less than ideal it literally affects the leadership of a nation 2020…

Poll

Ever wondered which political party you REALLY identify with Maybe you are registered as a democrat republican green or independent but do you really believe what your adopted party believes Take this quick quiz to see who you really stand…

Republican the political party breakdown the way the party started

The Republican Party was founded on March 20 1854 during a meeting in Wisconsin addressing issues pursuant to preventing the westward expansion of slavery in the U S It is also known as the GOP Grand Old Party and is…

Some are calling it the George Floyd election

The Black Lives Matter BLM movement can trace its roots to the death of Trayvon Benjamin Martin in 2012 He was killed by George Zimmerman a community watch leader in Sanford Florida Mr Zimmerman was subsequently acquitted after being tried…

Swing states

The term swing state is often used during a major election such as the upcoming 2020 presidential election Swing states play one of the most important roles during an election cycle often deciding the fate of an election Swing states…

The minority vote and how it can change an election

In the United States the term minority vote refers to voting performed by non Caucasian citizens There has long been controversy surrounding the minority vote and not just in terms of eligibility For example African American citizens of the United…

Trump vs Biden where they stand on major issues

The 2020 U S Presidential election places Donald Trump incumbent Republican and Joe Biden Democrat on center stage 2020 is a year of extreme and unprecedented challenges with issues such as the COVID 19 pandemic election interference from foreign governments…

Who wins the 2020 election will come down to this

The 2020 U S Presidential election is being watched closely around the world Amid a global pandemic escalating racial tensions anti police protests riots and a battered economy one candidate must rise above it all and secure victory To do…