Texas Democrats walked off the state House floor late Sunday night to prevent the passage of a massive overhaul of state elections procedures that would add new impediments to voting in future elections and limit the availability of certain types of voting predominantly used by low income and handicapped people.
I will veto Article 10 of the budget passed by the legislature. Article 10 funds the legislative branch. No pay for those who abandon their responsibilities. Stay tuned. Election Integrity & Bail Reform were emergency items for this legislative session. They STILL must pass. They will be added to the special session agenda.
Election Integrity & Bail Reform were emergency items for this legislative session. They STILL must pass. They will be added to the special session agenda. Legislators will be expected to have worked out the details when they arrive at the Capitol for the special session. States to watch for NEW voting rights litigation (in order of likelihood)👀 1.
There is so far no evidence presented to suggest electoral fraud or irregularities on a scale that could have changed the outcome. However, Trump and his supporters keep pushing for repeated examinations of the ballots. In a recent statement, Trump bemoaned Republican leaders for not "doing anything about what went on in the 2020 Election."
Reese Witherspoon, 45, shares a throwback photo from 1987 as she says 'life is good'... after being named a guest on the Friends: Reunion
Reese Witherspoon shared a throwback photo to her Instagram account on Thursday morning.In the photo, which the 45-year-old performer noted was taken in 1987, she was pictured sitting on a set of steps while smiling for the camera.The Election actress also wrote a message in the post's caption where she gave her 25.5million followers a bit of insight.
Donald Trump has touted a "bombshell" development in Michigan as he continues to falsely state he lost the election due to widespread voter fraud."If a thief robs a jewelry store of all of its diamonds (the 2020 Presidential Election), the diamonds must be returned.
Political leaders in Suffolk have been spending the weekend looking at their teams and preparing for the new administration.Current Conservative council leader Matthew Hicks was delighted by the success - the Conservatives won 55 of the 75 seats, their best performance in 12 years.The last time his party won more than that was in the 1970s when there were more councillors.
Scottish elections 2021: The year of the zombie apocalypse IN Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later a character wakes from a coma to find London deserted.Through those mean streets he staggers, every now and then encountering some terrifying wretch foaming at the mouth.It is a scenario that will be familiar to many Scottish voters, for this has been the 28 Days Later election for these pandemic times.
Today on Election Hub Live we spoke about political engagement among young voters, and took a look at elections through the ages.Topping our headlines was our latest poll from Survation, which suggests the SNP is on course to win a majority on Thursday by winning 66 seats.
Today on Election Hub Live we looked at what to expect when going to vote on Thursday, and went through the day’s top headlines.Our top headline today was the news that 4,280,785 people have registered to vote on May 6 – this is the biggest electorate in the history of the Scottish Parliament.
Today on Election Hub Live we looked at reported Iranian interference in the Scottish Parliament election, and Labour leader Anas Sarwar was on the farm with comedian Jim Smith.Topping today’s headlines was a report from The Henry Jackson Society that accuses Iran of pushing disinformation online in an attempt to destabilise the UK by swinging the Holyrood election in favour of pro-independence parties.
Friday on Election Hub Live we features video and analysis from our exclusive sit-down interview with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.Ms Sturgeon was interviewed by David Clegg, editor of The Courier, and they discussed a wide range of issues including coronavirus recovery, drugs deaths and the roadmap to independence.
Today on Election Hub Live we addressed some of the scandals facing Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and had a look at the day’s other top headlines.Boris Johnson faced Prime Minister’s Questions at Westminster today, and gave an angry response to criticisms from Labour leader Keir Starmer over the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat.
The Scottish Greens say they’ll give a “job guarantee” for all oil and gas workers as the industry transitions to green energy jobs.Speaking on our Election Hub Live politics show, Greens Co-leader Lorna Slater said there’s “no question” that production in the North Sea has to be phased out “to meet our legal obligations under the Paris Agreement” but that her party would work to ensure it was a painless transition for workers.
John Swinney has admitted there is “a lot more still to be done” to close Scotland’s attainment gap but he refused to say whether he should lead that work.The deputy first minister, who served as finance secretary before becoming education secretary in 2016, was asked more than four times about his future in the Cabinet during an interview with David Mac Dougall on our Election Hub Live broadcast.