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Fact check: Can you change your vote after it’s been cast?

Fact check: Can you change your vote after it’s been cast?

President Donald Trump has spent much of the week before Election Day spreading disinformation about the voting process. On Monday, he continued efforts to discredit mail-in ballots and claimed we “must have a final total by Nov. 3,” which Twitter flagged as misleading and blocked users from seeing on their feeds. CNN has previously fact-checked…MORE

Texas’ 2020 early voting surpasses total turnout in 2016 election

Texas’ 2020 early voting surpasses total turnout in 2016 election

More than 9 million people have voted early in the key state of Texas, surpassing the state’s total turnout from the 2016 general election, with one more day of in-person early voting remaining Friday ahead of Election Day. Texans cast 8.96 million ballots in the 2016 election. The high turnout this election so far accounts…MORE

Biden attacks Trump’s Covid-19 response in South Korean op-ed and promises ‘principled diplomacy’ with North Korea

Biden attacks Trump’s Covid-19 response in South Korean op-ed and promises ‘principled diplomacy’ with North Korea

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attacked President Donald Trump’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in an op-ed for a Korean media outlet Friday and promised to engage in “principled diplomacy” in pursuing the denuclearization of North Korea. In an op-ed published in South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, Biden criticized Trump’s “failed leadership” during the pandemic,…MORE

Democratic concerns about Latino support linger in final days of campaign

Democratic concerns about Latino support linger in final days of campaign

Democrats are concerned about lower enthusiasm among Latino voters in the final days of the 2020 campaign, warning it could cause the party and its presidential nominee Joe Biden to come up short in key states on Election Day. Latino voters make up large portions of the electorate in a number of crucial states, including…MORE

Thousands call Pennsylvania county about requested ballots that never arrived

Thousands call Pennsylvania county about requested ballots that never arrived

The whereabouts of an untold number of ballots in Pennsylvania’s Butler County that were slated for delivery to would-be voters in next week’s election remain unaccounted for, the county’s director of elections said Thursday. Postal officials say they are unaware of any issues, but the director, Aaron Sheasley, said the county has received in excess…MORE

How to spot a red or blue ‘mirage’ in early election night results

How to spot a red or blue ‘mirage’ in early election night results

Election night will be an unusual experience this year. Early results that pop up shortly after the polls close might look very different from the final outcome, because of unprecedented levels of mail-in ballots and early voting due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, supporters of Democratic nominee Joe Biden have…MORE

‘Do not wait’: Court cases throw late-arriving votes into doubt

‘Do not wait’: Court cases throw late-arriving votes into doubt

Voters in several key swing states are now rolling the dice if they mail in their ballots, with their votes potentially jeopardized if they don’t arrive by Election Day. A court ruling about Minnesota on Thursday evening effectively moved up the deadlines for mail-in ballots to be received by the state, from a week after…MORE

We made it to the Friday before Election Day. Here’s what to know

Days to the election: 4 as of Friday Ballots already cast: >80 million Interesting new tone from President Donald Trump on masks: CNN’s Maegan Vazquez reports that after making the case that “lockdowns” to prevent the spread of coronavirus don’t work, Trump told rallygoers in Tampa, Florida: “We know the disease. We social distance. We…MORE