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    By MARTÍN JOSÉ ADAMES ALCÁNTARA, Associated Presss SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — With COVID-19 cases still surging, the Dominican Republic on Sunday held presidential elections that had already been delayed by the pandemic, and polls indicated that a businessman with no previous experience in government was the favorite. Luís Abinader, a tourism industry leader who finished second in the last election, was leading in most recent surveys, with the governing partys Gonzalo Castillo, a former public works minister, trailing....
    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — With COVID-19 cases still surging, the Dominican Republic on Sunday held presidential elections that had already been delayed by the pandemic, and polls indicated that a businessman with no previous experience in government was the favorite. Luís Abinader, a tourism industry leader who finished second in the last election, was leading in most recent surveys, with the governing party’s Gonzalo Castillo, a former public works minister, trailing. Former President Leonel Feernández, who served three...
    Voters cast their ballots at a polling place at Highland Colony Baptist Church, November 27, 2018 in Ridgeland, Mississippi. This fall, Mississippi voters will have their chance to repeal a provision of the states Jim Crow-era constitution that deliberately penalizes Black voters and the Democrats they support in elections for statewide office. However, the proposed change could end up replacing one major hurdle for Democratic candidates with another. On Monday, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill placing an amendment on the November ballot...
    What is actually the position: Commonly, this is the position where by another person like myself suggests we have 4 months to go until finally the election and polls are a snapshot in time. The two of those statements are genuine, but they obscure an crucial actuality.Polls taken around Independence Day in an election calendar year are truly quite very correlated with the November benefits in incumbent contests. That signifies Trump is in a good deal of difficulties.Choose a search...
    Gail Harrison Welch has reportedly been an election commissioner in Mississippi for 20 years, in  Jones County’s first district. This November’s historic elections will include votes cast on people like Mrs. Welch and her position as a commissioner. On Monday, Welch reportedly went to her social media account on Facebook and made quite the comment about getting out the vote—for white people. Her comment which was screenshot and passed around by many—a response to one of her friend’s posts—read: “[redacted name] I’m a [sic]...
    That all three of these stories about how we are handling racism were on the same New York Times.com front page yesterday should underscore where we find ourselves on the 244th birthday of the nation: Black Lives Matter May Be the Largest Movement in U.S. History detailed how 15 to 26 million souls have turned out for public protests in 550 cities in recent weeks. Having spent many years in protests over war, violence, Civil Rights, climate and education...
    Rapper Kanye West announced on Saturday July 4 that he will be a candidate in the US presidential election scheduled for November 3. He joins the candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden. “I am running for president of the United States!” Kanye west announced, on Saturday, July 4, its candidacy for the American presidential next November 3. “We must now fulfill America’s promise by trusting in God, uniting our visions and shaping our future. I am running for president...
    Gail Harrison Welch has reportedly been an election commissioner in Mississippi for 20 years, in  Jones County’s first district. This November’s historic elections will include votes cast on people like Mrs. Welch and her position as a commissioner. On Monday, Welch reportedly went to her social media account on Facebook and made quite the comment about getting out the vote—for white people. Her comment which was screenshot and passed around by many—a response to one of her friend’s posts—read: “[redacted...
    When President Donald Trump launched his re-election campaign, he hoped to run, in part, on a record of foreign policy success. He told voters he was making progress toward a big trade deal with China: “The biggest deal ever,” he promised. He was holding peace talks with North Korea aimed at dismantling Kim Jong Un’s nuclear arsenal and ending a 70-year-old conflict. He even held out hope for a new nuclear deal with Iran — one he said would be...
    Alan Lipp July 5, 2020 10:59AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on The Globalist. Ukraine is not the first post-USSR country whose Western-looking orientation has been skillfully exploited by the independent Russian Federations foreign intelligence successor to the KGB, the GRU. Engaging in what is known as hybrid warfare, Moscows long-time goal has been to impede and reverse Western influence — which has been on the rise since the fall of the USSR in 1991. : Mission 1: Keeping...
    (CNN)Poll of the week: A new Monmouth University poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden with a 53% to 41% lead over President Donald Trump. The average live interview poll conducted over the last month has Biden ahead by a similar 11-point margin. Whats the point: Usually, this is the point where someone like myself says we have four months to go until the election and polls are a snapshot in time. Both of those statements are true, but they...
    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A candidate from Australias opposition claimed victory on Sunday in a close by-election seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Scott Morrisons handling of bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic. Kristy McBain of the centre-left Labor Party claimed a narrow win over Fiona Kotvojs of Morrisons conservative party in electorate of Eden-Monaro. Im very pleased and honoured to be the next member for Eden-Moreno, McBain said in televised remarks. McBain received 50.58% of the votes, while Kotvojs got...
    By Lidia Kelly (Reuters) - With promises of extra financing for small businesses and more jobs as a severe economic downturn looms, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday launched her partys campaign ahead of September general election. Arderns rise to become New Zealands most popular prime minister in a century, buoyed by her response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has left the country largely unscathed, has boosted her prospects in the Sept. 19 election. Arderns Labour Party, governing...
    London (CNN)This past week, on US President Donald Trumps watch Russia and China have effectively re-aligned the coming world order. They didnt do it together, but both took advantage of uncertainty and unpredictability that Trump has helped create.Its far from clear that the next US President will be able to roll back the consequences of this week, which leave both Presidents Vladimir Putin in Moscow and Xi Jinping in Beijing more decisively in control of their own countries and more...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States, West wrote in a Twitter post, adding an American flag emoji...
    Facebook has reportedly banned all ads on behalf of Laura Loomer, the frontrunner in the GOP primary race for House candidate in Florida’s 21st district. Loomer’s personal account is banned on Facebook, as well as on Facebook-owned Instagram, and her campaign was prevented from creating a page to reach voters on Facebook last November. Now the campaign is being banned from running ads on the platform as well. Loomer’s most recent ad can be viewed on YouTube: Facebook CEO...
    Hillary Clinton said she is unsure if President Trump would leave office without putting up a fight if defeated by Joe Biden (D) in November’s presidential election, making the remarks in a Hollywood Reporter interview published on Friday. “I don’t know the answer to that yet,” Clinton said in response to a Hollywood Reporter question asking if Trump would leave office “without a fight” in the event of losing the upcoming presidential election. She said it depends on “how big...
    Voters have a clear choice this November. If you want mobs vandalizing stores, destroying public property and setting churches on fire, then vote for Democratic candidate Joe Biden, who has spent the majority of his time hiding out in his Delaware basement while our country has been in flames in the aftermath of the George Floyd tragedy. If you scroll through Uncle Joes Twitter feed from the past several weeks, youll notice he hasnt condemned the burning of St. Johns...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The twelve Russians charged with hacking into Illinois election database may have worked as intelligence agents, but the I-Team has learned it didnt take above-average computer intelligence to pull off the heist.Russian hackers used a common computer trick employed by info-thieves, according to federal investigators.The electronic intrusion, which occurred in July of 2016 at the Illinois State Board of Election, was via a hacking technique called SQL injection. The names, addresses, dates of birth, drivers license numbers...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago and Illinois are preparing for a record-busting Vote By Mail turnout for the November election.Chicago is expecting half a million mail ballot applications- nearly half the turnout for the 2016 election.The Chicago board of elections said they have been preparing for how COVId-19 could impact he polls this fall. The General Assembly passed an emergency elections law to help ensure that anyone who wants to vote can do so safely.This week the Brennan Center issued a...
    MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Marseille became the latest French municipality to elect a green mayor on Saturday, in a wave that has swept the country since local elections at the end of last month. Michele Rubirola, the first female leader of Frances second city, won the most votes from city councillors, ending almost a week of suspense after the June 28 poll which failed to give her green-left coalition an absolute majority. Her election marked the end of a quarter...
    LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawis new President Lazarus Chakwera on Saturday ordered his inauguration ceremony be scaled down amid a surge of coronavirus cases, dampening excitement around his election win. Chakwera was sworn in last Sunday for a five-year term, hours after unseating Peter Mutharika in a re-run election, and this Monday the country is holding a formal celebration. Chakwera said capacity at the national stadium would be halved to 20,000 and at least 100,000 face masks would be distributed in...
    Perhaps, it can be not astonishing then that when one get together puts out a good deal more inside polls than ordinary, it is superior for their aspect. Functions are likely to release very good polling when they have it. Considering the fact that 2004, there has been a close to ideal correlation (+.96 on a scale from -1 to +1) amongst the share of partisan polls released by the Democrats and the November effects.Proper now, Democrats and liberal teams...
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s nearly all-mail primary on Tuesday is emerging as a test of the state’s ability to deliver a drama-free election in the face of critical tweets from President Donald Trump and a GOP seeking federal election monitors. Tuesday is the deadline for Democratic and Republican voters to postmark their ballots or deliver them to county boards of election by 8 p.m. in contests for president, the U.S. Senate and the House. Download The New And...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt will hold Senate elections over two days in August, the chief of the country’s election commission said Saturday, more than a year after the restoration of Parliament’s lower chamber, which was dissolved in 2014. The body was reconstituted as part of constitutional amendments that also allowed President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi to extend his stay in power, possibly until 2030. Lasheen Ibrahim, chairman of the National Election Authority, told a televised news conference that Senate elections will...