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Trump’s latest broadside makes explicit his intent to stand in the way of urgently needed money to help state and local officials administer elections during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Aug 13, 2020
Low turnout helped alleviate the pressure in states such as Georgia and Wisconsin, where voters faced long lines earlier this year.
  • Aug 11, 2020
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a “heated” discussion with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a major Trump donor.
  • Aug 5, 2020
Party leaders and strategists are encountering resistance to absentee ballots that they attribute to the president’s broadsides against voting by mail.
  • Aug 3, 2020
In morning tweets, the president asked if voting should be postponed until it can be done “properly, securely and safely.” The U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to set the “time, place and manner” of the election.
  • Jul 30, 2020
The high court declined to lift a federal appeals order blocking some convicted felons from participating in an upcoming state primary.
  • Jul 16, 2020
The president’s unfounded accusations that voting by mail causes widespread fraud could end up undercutting Republican candidates, alarmed party strategists say.
  • Jul 7, 2020
Officials reported an overwhelming demand for mail ballots. New York and Virginia are also holding primaries Tuesday.
  • Jun 24, 2020
An expected surge in mail balloting amid the coronavirus pandemic means close counts in key states between President Trump and Joe Biden could take days, even weeks, to resolve.
  • Jun 22, 2020
Both local and state officials and voting rights advocates had cautioned that the combination of a new voting system and the pandemic would cause problems.
  • Jun 10, 2020