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    NEW JERSEY -- In the era of COVID-19, with so many routines upended across New Jersey, even voting got a complete overhaul.New Jersey on Tuesday held its first statewide nearly all-mail primary for president, Senate and House, though its unclear how quickly the results could be counted.Voters have been mailing ballots for two weeks. But on Tuesday, in sweltering conditions, they also cast ballots at drop boxes across the state, pulling their cars up to the chest-high boxes to drop...
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    Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge issued a ruling Tuesday that blocks the state from enforcing a voter-approved law that restricts the collection of absentee ballots during elections. Tuesdays ruling from District Judge Jessica Fehr came after the Billings-based judge temporarily halted the Ballot Interference Protection Act two weeks before the June primary election. The law passed by voter referendum in 2018 limits one person to turning in a maximum of six absentee ballots. Fehr wrote the...
    Due to the fact 1972, each and every GOP applicant elected president has received the suburban vote, in accordance to exit polling. That is Richard Nixon in 1972, Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1984, George H.W. Bush in 1988, George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004 and, sure, Donald Trump in 2016. (Trump conquer Hillary Clinton 49% to 45% amongst suburban voters.)(Sidebar: Mitt Romney in 2012 was the only Republican presidential applicant to gain the suburban vote — 50% to...
    By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the number of Americans voting by mail on Nov. 3 expected to nearly double due to COVID-19, election experts see little reason to expect an increase in ballot fraud, despite President Donald Trumps repeated claims. Voting by mail is not new in the United States -- nearly 1 in 4 voters cast 2016 presidential ballots that way. Routine methods and the decentralized nature of U.S. elections make it very hard to interfere with...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Democrats and Republicans will choose their candidates for president, Senate and House on Tuesday, but because of the COVID-19 outbreak, theyll be doing it mostly by mail-in ballots.And they may not know the results for several days.Voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to get their ballots postmarked, put in a county drop box or dropped off in person at the county board of elections. Tallying could take awhile, though, because the state set a...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Democrats and Republicans will choose their candidates for president, Senate and House on Tuesday, but because of the COVID-19 outbreak, theyll be doing it mostly by mail-in ballots.And they may not know the results for several days.Voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to get their ballots postmarked, put in a county drop box or dropped off in person at the county board of elections. Tallying could take awhile, though, because the state set a...
    TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Tuesday is Primary Election Day in New Jersey. This year, the state has shifted to a system that’s mostly done by mail. Ballots must be sent by 8 p.m. and received by July 14 to count. Campaign 2020: New York, New Jersey Primary Election Deadlines And Details They can also be placed in a county drop box or brought to a Board of Elections office. Voters can still visit their polling places, but will be given...
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Democrats and Republicans will choose their candidates for president, Senate and House on Tuesday, but because of the COVID-19 outbreak, they’ll be doing it mostly by mail-in ballots. And they may not know the results for several days. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! Voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to get their ballots postmarked, put in a county drop box or dropped off in person at the county board of elections....
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has already clinched the Democratic presidential nomination but is looking for icing on the cake with a primary win in his home state. The longtime Delaware senator and former vice president faces only token opposition in Tuesday’s primary from former Democratic contenders Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Both dropped out of the race months ago but their names remain on Delaware’s primary ballot. President Donald Trump also faces only token opposition from a perennial...
    By MIKE CATALINI, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democrats and Republicans will choose their candidates for president, Senate and House on Tuesday, but because of the COVID-19 outbreak, theyll be doing it mostly by mail-in ballots. And they may not know the results for several days. Voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to get their ballots postmarked, put in a county drop box or dropped off in person at the county board of elections. Tallying could take...
            by Scott McClallen  Michigan voters will see a question on the Nov. 3 ballot asking whether police should need a warrant to search electronic data. The federal and state Constitution protects against unreasonable search and seizure of people’s “houses, papers, and effects” without a warrant. The Senate and House unanimously approved Senate Joint Resolution G to clarify that electronic data and communication are also protected items. Resolution sponsor Sen. Jim Runestad, R-White Lake, said in a statement...
    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation that will allow all voters in Massachusetts to cast their ballots by mail in the upcoming elections. The Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office announced the passage of the legislation on Monday and noted that the decision allows voters to vote by mail without needing to provide an excuse in the primary and general elections in 2020. Everyone who registered to vote by Wednesday will be sent an application to receive a mail-in ballot, and...
    This wouldn’t be a California election without at least a few wildly contentious ballot measures about housing and property taxes. After a bit of last-minute legislative maneuvering, the 12 propositions that California voters will be asked to weigh in on has been finalized. Here’s the three real estate-related ones … Prop 15: Split roll Who put it there: Citizens. Campaign largely funded by the California Teachers Association, SEIU California and the Chan Zuckerberg Foundation Type: Constitutional amendment What it would...
    President Trump and his Republican allies have trashed Democratic efforts to make voting by mail easier in the United States amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but some Democrats are also questioning the push. With voter access lawsuits piling up before Novembers elections, Trump and the GOP argue more mailed-in ballots during the outbreak means more opportunities for fraud. Yet what worries Democrats is whether their vote will be counted at all. A John Zogby Strategies poll of 1,001 likely voters nationwide...
    HAYWARD — Vistors staying in one of the city’s hotels or motels may have to pay more for a room under a tax increase that is expected to appear on the November ballot. Currently, guests pay an 8.5% transit occupancy tax, money that goes into Hayward’s general fund, the majority of which is spent on salaries and benefits. On June 30, the City Council unanimously requested that city staffers come back July 14 with a draft ballot measure that would...
    (CNN)A newly appointed religious freedom adviser at the United States agency responsible for foreign aid has a long history of making inflammatory and anti-Islam remarks, including calling for an armed revolution if the Tea Party did not win at the ballot box.Tea Party activist Mark Kevin Lloyd, who served as a Trump campaign staffer in 2016, was recently appointed as an adviser to the US Agency for International Development where his role calls for advancing religious freedom abroad as a...
    Reuters July 5, 2020 0 Comments If Kanye West is serious about running for president, the American rapper and fashion designer will face major obstacles to mount a serious campaign less than four months before the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election. West, who said in a July 4 Twitter post that he was running, would have to work fast to get his name on the ballot alongside President Donald Trump, a Republican, and the presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden,...
    By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Kanye West is serious about running for president, the American rapper and fashion designer will face major obstacles to mount a serious campaign less than four months before the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election. West, who said in a July 4 Twitter post that he was running, would have to work fast to get his name on the ballot alongside President Donald Trump, a Republican, and the presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, in...
    KANYE West again announced his intention to run for president of the United States on Saturday, but at this point in the 2020 election cycle - he may not even be able to get on the ballot. West announced his plans on Twitter on the Fourth of July. 3 Kanye West announced plans to run for president on the Fourth of JulyCredit: Reuters 3 Getting himself on the ballot will not be easy if West actually plans to run in...
    KANYE West again announced his intention to run for president of the United States on Saturday, but at this point in the 2020 election cycle - he may not even be able to get on the ballot. West announced his plans on Twitter on the Fourth of July. 3 Kanye West announced plans to run for president on the Fourth of JulyCredit: Reuters 3 Getting himself on the ballot will not be easy if West actually plans to run in...
    Kanye West made a surprise announcement on the Fourth of July that he is running for president, but it appears the rapper is already significantly behind on any attempt to win his way into the White House. The rapper made the announcement in a tweet posted on Saturday evening, writing that he hoped to bring Americans together in his presidential bid. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” he...
    PHOENIX (AP) — The deadline to register to vote or update a party preference for Arizonas Aug. 4 primary election is Monday, and the Secretary of States office is urging potential voters not to miss the cutoff. Citizens must be at least 18 by the Nov. 3 general election date and a resident of the state to vote in the primary. Voters registered as independents must request a party ballot to vote in the primary. Members of Congress, the state...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters are likely to see four voter initiatives on their November ballot, although all four must first survive a review of qualifying signatures turned into the Secretary of States office this week and legal challenges that routinely are made. The four that turned in their qualifying signatures by Thursdays deadline include measures that would raise taxes on high-earners to boost school funding, legalize recreational marijuana, implement sentencing reform and impose a slew of new rules on...
    During an interview on the “Awards Chatter” podcast, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton talked about her documentary series “Hillary,” which the Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards named as the year’s best limited documentary series back in March, according to The Hollywood Reporter. But when the podcast host asked Clinton whether she would win in a rematch election against President Donald Trump, she didn’t hesitate to offer her thoughts. “Yes. But I think people believe that this is a referendum...