For months, Alaska’s remote, mostly Indigenous rural communities protected themselves from the coronavirus through restrictions on travel and local health measures. Once the virus arrived, though, conditions enabled it to spread like wildfire.
For the first time, Albany County in New York is allowing voters to use any of six early-voting centers. Those who head for the hills are opting to drive farther in hope of risking less exposure to the coronavirus.
The Post has catalogued and organized reader questions about the 2020 election.
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Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.
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The family of the alleged Nice church assailant Brahim Aouissaoui — father Mohammad, right, sister Aida, left — at the family home near the Tunisian city of Sfax on Friday. (Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images)
Largely White, such groups have stirred violence around the country during this summer’s protests against racial inequity, and in some places have been blamed for intimidating voters during early balloting in the presidential race.
The technology exists for people with visual disabilities to electronically vote from home, but the ability to do so differs from one state to the next. Virginia only started offering the option this year.
The fence around Lafayette Square has become a symbol of America’s racial reckoning. But, since conservative activists tore down its signs in the hours following Amy Comey Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation, it also has become emblematic of the tensions leading up to the Nov. 3 presidential election.