Election 2020

The Ballot is on the Ballot

Update 447 — The Ballot is on the Ballot:What Georgia Means for Voters in November  Scenes this week of the long voter lines in urban Georgia in the face of COVID, machine malfunctions, and state suppression remind us that the ballot itself is on the ballot in November. We bring visions, or memories, of democracy …

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Democracy in the Era of Corona

Update 435 – Democracy in the Era of Corona:U.S. to Have a Legitimate Election in November? Canceled primary elections, depressed turnout in elections held, the prospect of virtual conventions, massive small donor withdrawals, physical risks of in-person voting, and skewed outcomes make ballot access and democratic participation urgent matters this year. To enact even temporary …

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Economic Issues and the Des Moines Debate

Update 405 — The Purple, Populous Midwest:Economic Issues and the Des Moines Debate The 2020 Democratic nomination process alighted on Des Moines, IA last night as six qualifying candidates answered moderators questions for two hours. Close to a third of the debate time focused on economic issues. The fireworks at the event occurred elsewhere, with …

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