Those problems almost guarantee that everyone who loved the “hanging chads” debate of 2000 should steel themselves for the “what does that fuzzy postmark say?” debate of 2020. And now the pandemic is making successful deliveries more challenging. We now know that Russia’s attack on the 2016 election was broader and more multifaceted than we understood at the time—hacking into campaigns, strategically leaking stolen emails and stoking division through sham accounts on Americans’ Facebook and Twitter feeds. These fun, exciting November 2020 events and activities for you or the kids will help keep you occupied, but we’ve also provided some helpful articles on parenting, divorce and finances. In March, malfunctioning voting technology in California led to hourslong delays; in April, the pandemic left Wisconsin voters unsure the night before whether the polls would even open. The pandemic already appears to be affecting the makeup of the electorate—the share of 18-29 year-olds registered to vote is down in 49 out of 50 states, as are registrations for people of color—and the pandemic dislocations will also complicate campaigns’ get-out-the-vote efforts, both in-person or from afar. Schools alone are where 1 in 3 Americans normally votes—and the state of the nation’s schools come November is anything but clear. Space Calendar November 2020: Find out what's up in the night sky this month, November 2020. Unmasking The Pyramid Kings. China has vastly expanded its foreign information operations over the past year, driven both on the unrest in Hong Kong and the Covid-19 pandemic. After that, we can look forward to four debates when President Trump or Vice-President Mike Pence take the stage along with their Democratic challengers.
So far, the Band-Aids provided for this year’s unprecedented complexity are woefully inadequate. Postal Service, which is suddenly assuming an outsize role in elections as states shift to mail-in ballots, is forecasting that the pandemic-related collapse in mail volume might cause it to run out of money this fall. And at the center is the unprecedented human factor: The dislocations and risks associated with voting in an uncontrolled viral outbreak.
November 3: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Updated 21:21. Those delegates will then vote for them at the party convention, where the presidential nominee is officially named. In the same interview with POLITICO last month in which he cast doubt on the mail-in vote, he didn’t answer whether he’d accept the outcome of the election. playUS election 2020: Why is the Latino vote so important? From caucuses to conventions, here's what you need to know about the presidential election. (So far, the Trump administration has been resisting a federal bailout, leading some to see an attempt to undermine the system ahead of the election.) Â© 2020 BBC. November 12: The waning crescent moon will be in conjunction with Venus, the "morning star," at 4:30 p.m. EST (2130 GMT). 1% not even counted in 2016. Each state is worth a number of electors proportionate to its representation in Congress: the sum of its senators (every state has two) and representatives in the House (determined by populous). As of the start of this month, however, it currently lacks a quorum and is unable to function. If a candidate wins a primary election, they win either all or a proportion of the state's delegates, depending on party rules. The mobile app used for the Democratic caucuses in Iowa collapsed so badly that the country was left unsure—forever, as it turns out—who won. A total of 15 others, including Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island have postponed their primary elections as late as August.
For Democratic caucuses, no ballots are cast, and votes are determined by standing in groups around a room. Sensitivities about the virus will mean that potentially tens of thousands of traditional polling places will be moved and relocated.
The entire city of Milwaukee, which normally has 180 polling places, opened just five in April’s primary. Check out what’s going on in the World this November!