Democrats must move fast on voting and finally win this democracy fight

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. and David Daley, Opinion contributors
Published 4:00 a.m. ET Jan. 26, 2021

The Capitol siege was a vivid example of how democracies die. But they also die quietly of rigged rules, suppressed votes and unequal ballot access.

It’s a breeze for Georgians in white neighborhoods to vote after work. The average line after 7 p.m. only takes six minutes in precincts that are 90% white.

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Iowa lawmakers likely will talk taxes, voting, guns, schools

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature will convene Monday with Republicans holding large majorities and promising an agenda that could include tax cuts and changes to voting, gun and school attendance laws.

Republicans, who in November expanded their majority in the House and maintained their edge in the Senate, said they see the election as an affirmation that voters support the conservative actions they have taken since winning

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Early voting, Hice challenge, high-profile visits and more

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Early voters continue to come out to cast their ballots in the Georgia Senate runoff.

More than 1,400 people voted Monday in Richmond County yesterday, bringing the total of ballots cast to nearly 12,000.

The Columbia County Board of Elections says almost 3,000 early voters cast a ballot at both of their polling locations Monday. Add 9,000 absentee ballots returned, and that makes 26,000 total votes

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Denver Voting Centers and Drop Box Locations on Election Day 2020

Congratulations: You’ve made it to Election Day 2020. If you haven’t voted yet, no problem: Colorado makes it incredibly easy to vote up until 7 p.m. on November 3. You can even still register today, then vote.

To find out where, the polling location and drop box page on the Colorado Secretary of State’s website has you covered. Simply type your address into the search field and you’ll be directed

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This 100-year-old trailblazer, and her passion for voting, is the Election Day pick-me-up you need

Election season amidst a global pandemic have you down? Let this spirited 100-year-old New Jerseyan pick you right back up.

Mildred Cooley is a trailblazer, say family and friends.

At a time when her male peers went off to the military, Cooley began pursuing a lifelong career in social justice, woman’s rights and the environment. She joined the Red Cross after graduating and has traveled to six of the seven

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Trump visits, long voting lines mark eve of pivotal election

Lengthy early voting lines in Michigan and two stops by President Donald Trump on Monday marked the eve of a pivotal election that will cement the path of the nation for the next four years.

Trump won the state by 10,704 votes in 2016, his closest margin of victory nationally. But he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have both invested heavily in Michigan. The president made the final stop

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Here’s what you need to know before voting in Iowa

Going into Election Day, Iowa has already broken previous election records. Secretary of State Paul Pate reported Monday morning that 2,095,580 had registered to vote in the state leading up to the 2020 election. By comparison, the last high watermark for registration was 2016 when 1,996,153 were registered to vote.

Further breaking records, more people are voting absentee than ever before in the state’s history. As of Monday morning, 1,036,409

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Election 2020: List of voting precincts on MS Gulf Coast

If you’re planning to vote in person on Election Day today, be sure to check that your polling place hasn’t changed.

You can look up the polling location for your address on the Secretary of State’s website.

Here’s the list of polling locations for each Coastal county.

If you have to wait in line to vote, brush up on where candidates stand on key issues in our Mississippi Voter Guide.

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Last day of Early Voting in our area

2020 General Election: Tampa Bay Area

 

THREE WAYS TO VOTE

1. Vote By Mail

Mail ballots must be received by your Supervisor of Elections no later than 7 p.m. November 3.

What to Know about Vote By Mail

— Don’t forget to sign your Vote By Mail envelope before returning it.

— Make sure you have a current signature on file with your Supervisor of Elections

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‘Super polls’ open for in-person voting this weekend around county

SAN DIEGO — All 235 “super poll” locations across San Diego County will be open for in-person voting Saturday through Election Day as part of the many ways officials are trying to make it easier to safely cast a ballot during the coronavirus pandemic.

While the county’s registrar of voters still recommends dropping off a mail-in ballot in drop boxes around the county, people who want to vote in person

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Voting safely: How to protect yourself from Covid-19 while casting your ballot | News Headlines

(CNN) — Are you ready to make your mark on history? When you exercise your right to vote on November 3, you will have done something that no American has done for more than 50 years: voted during a deadly pandemic.

The “Hong Kong flu” hit the United States in September 1968, and while it ultimately killed more than 100,000 Americans over the next two years, the impact on the

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As D.C. begins early voting, older poll workers join young volunteers despite covid

“I’m responsible for everything that is in that poll center,” said Hubbard, 72. “If someone needs help ­— if we’re overwhelmed and someone needs to take a break — I can step in.”

Long lines formed early outside some polling places, including Ballou, but had mostly dissipated by early afternoon, elections officials said.

They said they hope many Washingtonians will take advantage of early voting over the next week, rather

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Long Lines in Wisconsin as Early Voting Begins: Campaign Update

Voters waited in long lines in Wisconsin as early voting began on Tuesday. A popular young Democrat sought to get out the vote by playing a video game online. And Democratic nominee Joe Biden unveiled a set of Spanish-language ads.

There are 13 days until the election and 54 days until the Electoral College meets.

Other Developments:

Long Lines as Early Voting Begins in Wisconsin

While attention has been focused

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Sudbury LWV: Make Your Voting Plan

Note: This is a submitted article and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Sudbury Patch.

Early in-person and mail-in voting is underway in Sudbury and Election Day is around the corner. If you haven’t made a voting plan for how to safely cast your vote, here’s some information and tools from the League of Women Voters of Sudbury to help navigate the best voting plan for you.

Who/what

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Pinellas Early Voting Begins Oct. 19

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL — Voters who prefer to personally cast their ballots but want to avoid long lines on Election Day can begin voting early in Pinellas County Monday.

Early voting in Pinellas County is open for 14 days, from Oct. 19 through Nov. 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., including weekends.

Pinellas County voters can choose from any of xxxx early voting locations to vote. This is different

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“I get such a feeling of liberation and freedom” | Knox Co. voters describe reasons for voting

Regardless of what box you check, voters said they had a sense of pride when they cast their ballots.

Two things depict the first two days of early voting in Knox County: long lines outside of polling locations and selfies with ‘I voted’ stickers.

“I vote every single time,” Joel Ownby said. “It’s important. We are actually doing what a democracy should be doing. We are stating what we want

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Early voting, absentee ballot box locations in Chatham County

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Georgia broke a record on the first day of early in-person voting, and well over 1 million voters have requested absentee ballots.

Because of COVID-19, early voting options are more widely available for a longer period of time this election season.

As always, voting in person will still be available on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at many locations in

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Early voting for presidential election 2020 in Knox County: Get the info

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Are you sick of the election? Are you thinking about staying home on Election Day? DON’T. Here’s why.

Story Highlights

  • Early voting in Tennessee begins Oct. 14 and ends Oct. 29.
  • Voting early offers the most sites and times to vote.
  • The Knox County Election Commission administrator urges voters to make a plan and expect lines.

Early voting begins this week, and more people than ever are expected to

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What you need to know about absentee, mail-in and early voting in Indiana | Elections

It’s been a confusing election season, no doubt. But Hoosiers can vote early, before Election Day on Nov. 3.

Here’s help to understand the ways you can cast your ballot early and what those election terms mean.

How do you vote early?There are three ways in Indiana: absentee-by-mail voting (aka mail-in voting), in-person absentee voting or voting by traveling board.

Military and overseas voters can also vote absentee, but state

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Emmy Voting Starts Today; ‘Masked Singer’s’ COVID Connection; Phil Rosenthal’s World Is His Oysters

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