AP FACT CHECK: Trump's voting wrongs; Biden's…

The surging coronavirus pandemic has seized plenty of attention in the last week of the U.S. presidential campaign

Road to 270: Biden has options, Trump walks…

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden each has a path to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the 2020 election

In Georgia, Kamala Harris takes aim at Trump…

SCOTUS Allows Longer Deadlines for Absentee…

SCOTUS Allows Longer Deadlines, for Absentee Ballots, in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. The two Supreme Court decisions were handed down on Wednesday. Election officials in both North Carolina and Pennsylvania will be able to count absentee ballots several days after the election. Pennsylvania and North Carolina are considered battleground states in the 2020 presidential election. Both rulings were handed down unsigned. Three dissections by Justices Gorsuch, Alito and Thomas were noted on the North Carolina ruling. The Supreme Court's decision carries added significance in Pennsylvania, . where the Butler County director of elections reports there have been more than 10,000 calls about requested mail-in ballots that have not arrived. Our focus right now is to make sure that everyone that was impacted by this gets a ballot and is able to vote, Aaron Sheasley, Butler County Director of Elections, via CNN

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a…

Expect to see a lot more of the same if there’s a second Trump administration

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Georgians vote in hotly contested parliamentary…

Voters in Georgia are casting ballots in a parliamentary election hotly contested between the governing party, founded by a billionaire, and an alliance around the country’s ex-president who’s in self-imposed exile in Ukraine

'Can I Change My Vote' Trends on Google

'Can I Change My Vote' , Trends on Google. Tuesday morning saw a surge of Google searches regarding the question. An estimated 60 million Americans have already cast their votes for the 2020 presidential election. Some states do allow early voters to change their votes, but restrictions apply to the process. In New York, early voters can cast a different vote than their absentee ballot by voting in person. The absentee ballot is then discounted. New Hampshire also allows absentee ballot voters to cast an in-person vote during the first hour of Election Day open polls as long as their previous ballot has not been processed. Michigan mail-in voters have the option to nullify their ballot by submitting a written request to the voting clerk before the end of day on Oct. 30. Wisconsin absentee ballot voters have the option of requesting a new ballot as long as they so before the legal deadline of Oct. 29

Show your work: AP plans to explain vote calling…

The Associated Press says it plans to peel back the curtain and let people know how its experts declare winners and losers on election night

Surging coronavirus endangers Trump plan to…

Biden, Obama make a final appeal to Michigan's…

Joe Biden — with help from his old boss Barack Obama — is focusing on Black voters in Michigan as the Democrat looks to head off a repeat of 2016 nominee Hillary Clinton’s epic collapse in the state

Swing State Determinations Could Hinge on…

Swing State Determinations, Could Hinge on Rejected Mail-In Ballots. Mail-in ballots are predicted to comprise nearly 60 percent of all the votes in the 2020 presidential election. That equates to nearly 70 million people. Voting experts say that the rejection rate of absentee ballots could hover around one to two percent. or more than one million ballots. This means that in battleground states, ballots that aren't counted could potentially equate to more votes for the losing candidate. The vote-by-mail ballot rejections are going to be the hanging chads of 2000, Daniel Smith, Political Science Professor University of Florida, via NBC News. Ballot rejection rates among people of color, women and younger voters have historically been higher. Ballot rejection rates are also often higher in states where mail-in ballots are less common. Such states include the battlegrounds of Wisconsin, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Nevada. 2020 mail-in ballots have already reached record numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic

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DC activist groups primed for Nov. 3 and whatever…

Activists in the nation’s capital are banding together for Election Day

Minnesota Democrats ramp up push for absentee…

Minnesota Democrats and election officials on Friday urged people with absentee ballots not yet mailed to drop them off by hand or vote in person, a day after an appellate court’s ruling raised questions about whether ballots that arrive up to seven days beyond Election Day would be counted

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign…

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign Trail. According to CNN, Former President Barack Obama will join Biden in a key battleground state. Two sources privy to the plans told CNN the location will be finalized within days. . Obama has made three solo appearances campaigning for Biden this past week in Pennsylvania, Miami and Orlando. Democrats hope Obama can rally the support of Black men, younger voters and Latinos. . His speeches have increasingly criticized Trump's response to COVID-19, his jobs record, overall behavior in office and his slew of angry tweets. . Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to Obama's speech in Orlando. Now @FoxNews is playing Obama's no crowd, fake speech for Biden, a man he could barely endorse because he couldn't believe he won, President Donald Trump, via Twitter

Court-ordered robocalls sent to 'electoral terror…

Nearly 30,000 recipients of what a judge described as “electoral terror” robocalls designed to scare people from voting have received new court-ordered calls saying the earlier call had false information that intimidated voters

Report: US turning away asylum-seekers at border…

A report from a government watchdog report says the head of the Department of Homeland Security contradicted her public statements in 2018 when she ordered border agents to stop asylum-seekers from stepping on U.S. soil at official crossings with Mexico

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Battleground State Voters Are Driving Record…

Battleground State Voters , Are Driving Record Early Turnout. More than 64 million people have already cast their votes for the 2020 election, with an entire week to go before election day. The number is nearly half of the entire vote count for 2016. It is the most votes ever cast in early voting. A shift in voting rules due to the pandemic and polarized reactions to President Donald Trump have contributed to the significant increase in early voter participation. In battleground states — including Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, Nevada and Georgia —. the early ballots make up more than 60 percent of all the votes that were cast in 2016. The number is higher in Texas, where early voters have cast more than 80 percent of all the ballots cast in 2016. Analysts say that Biden could be the potential winner in states where mail-in ballots have been utilized the most. In states that show fewer mail-in ballots cast, Trump could be the winner if his prediction of an in person, "red-wave" proves to be accurate

Never flagged as a danger, Nice attacker traveled…

The 21-year-old Tunisian behind the attack that killed three in a Nice, France church had small-time run-ins with the law as a teen, but nothing that alerted Tunisian authorities to possible extremist leanings