Remember: the fact that polling officials are taking time to count the ballots is a good thing, not a bad one. And there is no reason to think election officials are being anything but careful.
- October 31, 2020
Virtually no one is suggesting that Trump could win the popular vote, and his campaign’s plan is simply to get enough Democratic votes thrown out in swing states that he can win those electoral votes and clinch the election. Never before in our history has a candidate openly planned to win an election by gaming the system, but here we are.
- October 28, 2020
This already blows away the 47 million who voted early in 2016, with a week and a day to go. And that tells you approximately nothing about the outcome of the presidential election or any other race on the ballot.
- September 8, 2020Documents obtained by The Guardian shows evidence sorely lacking.
- August 25, 2020
On August 24, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy faced tough questioning from the House Oversight Committee. DeJoy has come under fire in recent weeks for cost-cutting measures, such as the removal of hundreds of mail sorting machines, that are causing postal delays. Lawmakers scrutinized the postmaster general, questioning the Postal Service's ability to handle election mail. In his testimony, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy defended the Postal Service, stating that the agency is "fully capable" of delivering ballots. Rep. ...
- August 19, 2020
The crisis isn’t over. Ten facts frame the story of how Trump is using the pandemic and the Postal Service to undermine the integrity of the presidential election.
- August 17, 2020The president and his obeisant postmaster general are out to destroy voting by mail – and democracy
- August 12, 2020
As the pandemic rages throughout the country, voting by mail has become a particularly appealing option. But a big turnout is Donald Trump’s electoral enemy, so his administration has launched an attack on the US Postal Service — making it a central player in the preservation of American democracy.
- 'Friday Night Massacre' at US Postal Service as Postmaster General — a Major Trump Donor — Ousts Top OfficialsAugust 8, 2020"America is in a dead sprint to authoritarianism. The man is pulling out all the stops to prevent the citizens of this country from holding a legitimate election in which he might face removal from office."