Malliotakis Declares Staten Island House Seat Victory, But Rose Vows to Fight On

Nicole Malliotakis declared victory Tuesday over freshman Rep. Max Rose for Staten Island and southern Brooklyn’s congressional seat — fueling local and national Republicans’ dreams of clawing back the key slot in the city’s most conservative district. “Let us savor our victory tonight,” Malliotakis, a GOP Assembly member, declared outside the Staten Island Republican Party’s […]

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Former Secretary of State John Kerry joins last-minute voter push for New Mexico Democrats

Prominent Democrat John Kerry, who served as Secretary of State under former President Barack Obama, joined the state’s top Democrats Monday evening in a final virtual push to get out the vote. Kerry likened the current Trump administration with former President Richard Nixon’s administration in the late 1970s. “I think most of us never thought […]

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Some Sandoval County voters said they were unable to cast provisional ballots Tuesday

A problem with processing provisional ballots meant some Sandoval County voters were not able to cast provisional ballots Tuesday. Bernice Chavez, the Sandoval County elections manager, said she didn’t know how long the problem lasted and she said she didn’t know what caused the problem or when it started. She said “we have a vendor,” […]

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How tech firms have tried to stop disinformation and voter intimidation – and come up short

Neither disinformation nor voter intimidation is anything new. But tools developed by leading tech companies including Twitter, Facebook and Google now allow these tactics to scale up dramatically. As a scholar of cybersecurity and election security, I have argued that these firms must do more to rein in disinformation, digital repression and voter suppression on […]

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TribCast: What a bad night for Texas Democrats means for the future

“TribCast: What a bad night for Texas Democrats means for the future” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. In this week’s episode, Matthew talks to Ross, Abby and Patrick about Democrats falling […]

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