CT election officials expect absentee ballot onslaught, counting ballots may begin before Election Day
An absentee ballot controversy in Enfield is under investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, and Thursday State officials are preparing to refer the case to State Elections Enforcement. Meantime, local election officials say they need help counting what is expected to be an onslaught of absentee ballots cast in the November election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has floated the unconstitutional idea of delaying the Nov. 3 election. His administration may have violated a judge’s order on the 2020 census and could be held in contempt. Another court ruled that he illegally sidestepped Congress to find billions for his border wall. In ways large and small, […]
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union imposed sanctions Friday on 40 officials suspected of election misconduct and a brutal security crackdown on protesters in Belarus, which quickly retaliated by announcing its own sanctions against the EU and recalling its ambassadors from Poland and Lithuania. Russia, in turn, said it would follow Belarus’ lead on sanctioning […]
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus, that’s seen six weeks of protests against the country’s authoritarian president after a disputed election, have opened more than 250 criminal cases that target political opponents, activists and protesters, a Belarusian human rights group said Tuesday. Dozens of people, according to the Viasna group, have been subject to […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden kept up their debate-stage sniping from the road and the rails, fighting for working-class voters in the Midwest while both parties — and the debate commission, too — sought to deal with the most chaotic presidential faceoff in memory. The debate raised fresh questions about […]
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There were three participants in Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate: Republican Mike Pence, Democrat Kamala Harris and the plexiglass between them. The clear partitions went largely unmentioned as Pence and Harris directed criticism at one another, and the home audience couldn’t see them in split-screen TV images. But when the […]