Tuesday’s Debate Made Clear the Gravest Threat to the Election: The President Himself

President Trump’s angry insistence in the last minutes of Tuesday’s debate that there was no way the presidential election could be conducted without fraud amounted to an extraordinary declaration by a sitting American president that he would try to throw any outcome into the courts, Congress or the streets if he was not re-elected.

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Wisconsin Braces for a Critical Court Ruling on Its Election

With just days to go before the start of mail voting in Wisconsin, an array of voting rights activists and political officials are bracing for a State Supreme Court decision, possibly as early as Monday, that could upend the elections process by forcing the reprinting of thousands of ballots and creating havoc in elections offices throughout the state.

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Trump proposes to delay federal elections until it’s ‘safe’

Trump cannot actually change the date of the federal elections. Though Trump may believe that Article II provides godlike powers, picking the date for federal elections is actually the role of Congress. And that date is already set. Congress doesn’t have to vote to have the election on Nov. 3; it would have to vote to change it to any other date.

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Wisconsin GOP plots to block Dem governor’s power to veto new gerrymanders

Democrats have blasted the GOP’s maneuver as a ploy to circumvent Evers’ veto power by enabling the partisan Republicans who control Wisconsin’s Supreme Court to adopt new gerrymanders. They’ve specifically charged that, under these proposed rules, the Supreme Court majority could draw new districts “without discovery, a trial, or the presentation of any evidence or input by anyone other than partisan politicians.”

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