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Protecting the Vote
It probably won’t reverse his Peach State victory, but it may give Trump another avenue to sow chaos.
From “Sharpiegate” to Donald Trump’s latest fulminations, here are the facts.
In critical counties, local GOP officials are setting mailed-in votes aside so that courts can toss them out.
A ban on postal workers’ ability to co-sign absentee ballots could determine the election.
Because of a split decision, a Pennsylvania ruling that allowed more time for mail-in ballots narrowly survives. When Amy Coney Barrett is seated, voters will lose. Big time.
The president wants to delay the counting of absentee ballots, which will be overwhelmingly Democratic, so he can declare victory on Election Night. Postal union leaders have an idea to speed up the process.
A new Harvard report outlines the extent of the disinformation campaign and shows how journalists are enablers.
Are they purposefully manufacturing a crisis that Trump wants to use to contest the election results?
Our mail system is under siege. Nonprofits get special dispensation from the U.S. Postal Service and are especially reliant on it. They must fight especially hard to protect Ben Franklin’s creation as should we all.