Category Archives: Elections

Russia is back, wilier than ever — and it’s not alone

Mark Scott in Politico – Moscow’s hacking and disinformation tactics have evolved since 2016, while Americans help spread doubts about the November election. Continue…

Posted in 2020 election, Elections, Hacking, Russia

Small donors flock to Republicans challenging high-profile Democrats

Ian Karbal of Open Secrets – Nothing motivates donors like dislike. At least that’s the hope of Republican candidates running longshot campaigns to replace high-profile Democrats in deep-blue districts, many of whom are fueling their bids with small-dollar donations from … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Elections, House of Representatives, Senate

Can We Tell Which States Will Be Swing States In November?

Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – It’s the holy grail of presidential election campaigns: knowing which states will be decisive in the Electoral College. We have our guesses: States like Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina and Wisconsin are widely expected to be among the top swing … Continue reading

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Polls, Polls and More Polls

Ken Feltman of Radnor Reports – During election years, Radnor Reports is asked to publish or suggest polls and websites that are the most reliable and accurate. Today’s seemingly reliable polls and websites may soon slip. But if you follow several … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Elections, Joe Biden, polls

America’s Aspiring Autocrat Is in the Home Stretch. How Worried Should We Be?

Beware a despot when he’s cornered. Jennifer Senior in the New York Times – Two weeks ago, I wrote that perhaps, at long last, we had reached a tipping point in Trump’s popularity, and I stand by it. On Thursday, a poll … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Elections, Joe Biden, United States