Politics and civics

November 3 is the election deadline; when can states begin processing mail ballots?

An extraordinary number of Americans are casting their votes by mail ballot this year. How will that affect preliminary results on November 3rd?

COVID 19 Politics and civics

Baseballs, baskets and ballots: sports stadiums re-purposed for fall voting

Sports arenas have become secure ballot return areas; early and election day voting locations; and operation centers for elections officials on Nov. 3.


One big thing: the President tests positive

The President has been struck down by COVID-19 and refuses to listen to doctors or staff as well as refuses to commit to accepting election results; disinformation campaigns are multiplying like rabbits; there’s vacancy on the Supreme Court and multiple Senators heading into quarantine and/or isolation. This is your October surprise: unprecedented uncertainty and tension with “ballot return deadline day” only four weeks away.