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Federal appeals court rejects a Trump election lawsuit: “Calling an election unfair does not make it so”

Federal appeals court rejects a Trump election lawsuit: “Calling an election unfair does not...

President Donald Trump continued to misleadingly cast doubt on the results of the 2020 presidential election — which was won three weeks ago by President-elect Joe Biden — in the early hours of Saturday morning. But with lawsuit after lawsuit failing in courts, and the federal election certification deadline approaching, Trump is quickly running out…
Facebook’s election woes are headed to Georgia

Facebook’s election woes are headed to Georgia

Less than a week after Joe Biden secured a victory in the 2020 presidential election, it looks like Facebook’s post-election plan is already backfiring. On Wednesday, the company announced it would extend its ban on political ads for at least another month, and possibly longer, in an attempt to quell confusion over an election that…
The 2000 election doesn’t justify Trump’s refusal to concede to Biden. Here’s why.

The 2000 election doesn’t justify Trump’s refusal to concede to Biden. Here’s why.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s news conference on Tuesday will be best remembered for his shocking comment that despite President Donald Trump’s loss to President-elect Joe Biden, “there will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration.” But another defense he gave for the Trump administration’s refusal to concede an election Trump lost warrants…
Report: Election officials find no evidence of widespread voter fraud

Report: Election officials find no evidence of widespread voter fraud

In almost every state in America, election officials say they have found no evidence of substantial voter fraud, according to a New York Times report. The Times’s Nick Corasaniti, Reid J. Epstein, and Jim Rutenberg contacted election officials in every state, both Democrats and Republicans, and of the 45 who responded directly, none reported any…
Election week memes turned the 2020 presidential race into K-pop-style fandom

Election week memes turned the 2020 presidential race into K-pop-style fandom

Because the 2020 election saw an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, what would normally have been one tense night of waiting for the results turned into several days of collective waiting on social media. And you know what that means: memes. Thanks to the proliferation of TikTok memes and spinoffs…
Good News: The 2020 Election Saw Some Major Wins For Criminal Justice & Policing

Good News: The 2020 Election Saw Some Major Wins For Criminal Justice & Policing

One of the biggest wins of this election for abolitionists occurred in Los Angeles, where voters took a small step towards moving funds away from the police and towards alternatives. There, Measure J passed, which requires at least 10% of the county's general fund (an estimated $360 million, if not more) to be invested in…
The 2020 election, explained by TikTok

The 2020 election, explained by TikTok

Election workers all over the country have been doing the most crucial, and least celebrated, grunt work of democracy this week, and we should all appreciate their service. But according to social platforms like TikTok, the ones in Nevada need to hurry the hell up. “The solo ballot counter in Nevada thinking they’re the main…
Wait, When Will We Know The Election Results?

Wait, When Will We Know The Election Results?

Delayed mail-in ballots could also affect when we get results. Washington, D.C. and 22 states — which, in total, comprise 59% of the Electoral College — will count all mail-in ballots postmarked before or on November 3, even those that don’t arrive until after Election Day. Despite the Republican Party’s incessant efforts to squash it,…
2020 House election live results

2020 House election live results

While Democrats aim to retake the White House and the Senate on Election Day, they are also defending their US House majority in 435 congressional elections across the country. Democrats won the House in the 2018 midterm elections, netting more than 40 seats to regain a sliver of power after two years of complete Republican…
The Vox 2020 presidential election live blog

The Vox 2020 presidential election live blog

It’s one day before the 2020 presidential election, and millions of Americans have already cast their ballots for President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden, with millions more heading to the polls on Election Day. In addition to the presidential election, voters in several states will also decide on Senate and House races,…

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