Amid the tumult of the 2020 presidential campaign, one dynamic has remained constant: The Nov. 3 election offers voters a choice between substantially different policy paths.
A close election between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden, where the winner could shift as incoming ballots are being counted, could lead to a legal contest over the results.
The path to the presidency relies on about a dozen key swing states which are viewed as important in determining the outcome of the election.
The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency have issued a series of advisories in recent weeks aimed at warning voters about problems that could surface in the election — as well as steps Americans can take to counter the foreign interference threat.
What happens in the 78 days between Election Day and Inauguration Day? Mostly formalities, but also contingencies.
Voter advocacy groups worry that those unaccustomed to voting by mail will make some kind of error that could invalidate their vote.
If electoral votes were distributed according to population, one electoral vote would represent about 607,000 people, but this is not the case.
The cases concern the fundamentals of the American balloting process, including how ballots are cast and counted, during an election made unique by a pandemic and by a president who refuses to commit to accepting the results.
While presidential debates continue to develop and evolve, their competitive spirit has not changed and continues to be a significant part of the presidential election process.
Many public health experts agree that voting by mail is the safest method to avoid the risk of transmission of COVID-19, but how can people who want to vote in person stay safe?
Voters marking ballots from home could lead to an increase in the kinds of mistakes that typically would be caught by a scanner or election worker at the polls.
Political experts are predicting the rejection of thousands of absentee ballots this fall. Here’s what you need to know to make sure yours is filled out properly and counted.
Since every state allows some form of mail voting, it’s important to know the rules and to be aware of what you may have to do in order to receive a mail-in ballot.
The 2020 presidential election is November 3. Are you registered to vote?
With the USPS already concerned over the surge of mail in ballots ahead of this year’s election, election experts and the Postal Service are urging voters to mail as soon as possible.
Voting early in-person allows people to avoid Election Day crowds and long lines amid the coronavirus pandemic.
One widely-viewed Facebook post claimed a couple who received five vote-by-mail applications at their address would be able to send them back and receive five ballots to vote multiple times.
There are several options for those who find themselves wary of the U.S. Postal Service’s ability to deliver their ballot on time.
Experts say that each state dictates their own voting rules and terminology, and the two terms are often used interchangeably.
The Electoral College is a centuries-old body that elects the president of the United States. But why do we use this method? And how likely are we to change it?