'It’s not over yet’: Trump supporters around San Antonio express doubt over outcome of 2020 election
San Antonio – A day after former Vice President Joe Biden was announced as President-elect of the United States, supporters of President Donald Trump expressed their doubts during a “Trump Train” event at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio. Biden was projected to be the winner of the presidential election after flipping Pennsylvania, a state that went to Trump in 2016. They are just picking Biden just because.”Like the president, Martinez cast doubt on the ballot counting process. Another reason experts have cited is that Trump told his supporters for months leading up to the election that mail-in ballots are dangerous. Read more about Bexar County mail-in ballots here.
These are the ballot machines and systems available in Texas
If you find yourself confused come Election Day (or at early voting), you can always ask a poll worker your questions. You’ll mark your ballot by hand with a marker that cannot be erased, or pen, and place your finished ballot in a ballot box. When it comes to optical scan voting systems, voters mark their choices on pre-printed ballots by either connecting “arrows” or filling in “bubbles” next to the candidates' names. “The paper ballot is then inserted into an electronic ballot counter, which then counts the marked “bubbles” or “arrows” on each ballot and automatically computes the totals for each candidate and/or issue,” the state voting website said. and if you really want to get into some more nitty gritty details, we’ll leave you with these: “The state of Texas has selected and certified voting systems from three different vendors: Election Systems & Software (ES&S), Hart InterCivic, and Premier Election Solutions (formerly Diebold, Inc.).
5 days until the election: Trump, Biden will appeal to last-minute voters
President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican’s pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out on Election Day. More than 73 million Americans have already voted, absentee or by mail, and Trump and Biden are trying to energize the millions more who will vote in person Tuesday. Thousands gathered in close proximity without wearing masks — a trend that was expected to continue through more than a dozen events in the final sprint to Election Day. Biden, meanwhile, heads later in the week to three more states Trump won in 2016: Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan, where he’ll hold a joint Saturday rally with former President Barack Obama. Trump, meanwhile, is banking on enthusiasm among his Election Day supporters to overcome indicated Democratic strength in some early returns.
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Florida: Registered voters must request a mail/absentee ballot, but no excuse is required. You have six days remaining for your county to receive your ballot. Michigan: All registered voters are sent an application for a mail/absentee ballot, and no excuse is required. You have six days remaining for your county to receive your ballot. Texas: Registered voters must request a mail/absentee ballot, and you do have to provide a reason as to why you need one.
Three Bexar County voting centers close prior to July 14 primary runoff election
SAN ANTONIO The Bexar County Elections Department announced on Monday that officials opted to close three voting center locations for the July 14 primary runoff election. In a statement, Bexar County elections officials said they closed the election centers due to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of today, 214 vote centers will be open tomorrow, rather than the 217 publicized sites, for in-person voting from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, election officials said in a statement. Storm Elementary Voters will be redirected to Sarah King Elementary, 1001 Ceralvo Street. Elections officials ask that voters respect all election officials by wearing masks in polling locations.
Kanye West announces hes running for president in 2020
SAN ANTONIO Kanye West announced his intention to run for President of the United States in 2020 in a tweet Saturday evening. I am running for president of the United States, Wests said in a Twitter post. I am running for president of the United States ! At the end of his speech, he announced he was planning to run for president. And yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided, in 2020, to run for president, West said at the tail end of the speech.
28 things you probably forgot happened in the whirlwind that 2020 has been
So let’s take a look at all of the wild things that happened so far this year that you probably already forgot about, shall we? (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)Jan. 3: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike by the U.S. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)Feb. 5: After months of investigations, hearings and lots of tweets from Trump, the president was acquitted by the Senate on both articles of impeachment. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)And now we’re in June. It’s hard to believe that all of those things happened during a pandemic, so who knows what else is next?
You won’t believe these stats on incarceration in the U.S.
If mass incarceration doesn’t affect you in a major way, it’s easy to go about your day and not think much of it. Legend believes we have a major issue of mass incarceration, and that problem can’t be solved until we address the over-reliance on jails. I don’t remember.”By highlighting human stories, supporting innovation projects, and encouraging productive policy change, FREEAMERICA aims to amplify the conversation about mass incarceration at the local, state and national levels. “And my children would not be following in my footsteps.”Some of the statistics on incarceration in the United States are quite jarring. According to the Safety and Justice Challenge website:Majority of people who are jailed have not been convicted of a crime.