Happy Electoral College Day! The 2020 Edition

According to the United States Constitution, the Electoral College has the official responsibility of choosing the President of the United States. In 2020, the Electoral College has voted to elect Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States.

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Trump Supporters Don’t Need Evidence To Believe in Election Fraud

In lawsuits alleging election fraud, Trump supporters described what they saw, heard and suspected. Many of their allegations crumbled under scrutiny. They still believe.

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The Census, Gerrymandering, and The 2020 Election: A Republican Win

“Every 10 years, after the census, congressional and state legislature districts are redrawn to account for population changes. This gives whoever is drawing the maps the power to maximize the number of districts that favor their party — a tactic known as gerrymandering.”

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Identity Politics is Not Going Away

What we know now is that there are two Americas separated by very different visions of both the present and the future. Trump’s America is angry and in a mood to keep tearing down the institutions it feels have turned against it. Biden’s country is aghast that there are people who don’t see the very different future it does.

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Stop the Count!

Donald Trump’s call to stop the counting of votes and his unsubstantiated claims of election fraud are an attack on democracy.

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Trump Is A Liar and Far Too Many People Don’t Care

Dishonesty has been a defining hallmark of the Trump presidency. The sheer volume of untruths, both petty and profound, has been cataloged and quantified time and again, the subject of a shelf full of books and endless hand-wringing over the “post-truth” world.

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2020 Election Results: What You Need To Know

After polls close in the US presidential election, it could take days or even weeks to find out if Donald Trump or Joe Biden has won. In this election, millions more Americans have been voting by post because of coronavirus, meaning a delay in counting all the votes is highly likely.

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Why Many Americans Don’t Vote

Many non-voters do not have faith in the election system and doubt the impact of their own votes. They engage less with news and feel uninformed.

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Great Speeches of the 21st Century: John McCain, November 4, 2008

John McCain’s concession speech after the 2008 election demonstrated class, grace, and a deep commitment to democratic values.

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Why People Vote Against Their Economic Interests

In 2016, Pew research suggested 47% of those in families with incomes between $30,000 and $50,000 identified as Republican –more than the 46% of those with incomes over $150,000.

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The Minority Majority: America’s Electoral System Advantages Republicans

“There is a reason why, when choosing their own constitutions, no other country has for long survived with a replica of the American model—and why when guiding the design of constitutions for others, as they did in post-war Germany and Japan, Americans have always suggested solutions quite unlike the one under which they live.”

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