There are just under four weeks until the US elections that will help define the rest of Donald Trump’s presidency.The mid-term elections will see people vote for members of both houses of Congress, as well as for governors in 36 out of 50 states. Between now and then, we’ll bring you updates and all the…
There are just under four weeks until the US elections that will help define the rest of Donald Trump’s presidency.
The mid-term elections will see people vote for members of both houses of Congress, as well as for governors in 36 out of 50 states.
Between now and then, we’ll bring you updates and all the best analysis every weekday in this round-up.
Today: health becomes the number-one issue, and more fears of voter suppression.
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The second-most Googled question about the mid-term elections is… whatarethe mid-term elections?
It’s OK to ask – and our Colleen Hagerty has produced this guide for those who are curious.
The decision on whether they’re eligible is being held up by the office of Georgia’s Secretary of State.
His name? Brian Kemp.
Mr Kemp’s office says it is trying to defend against voter fraud, and AP say the 53,000 registrations being held were flagged up as potentially fraudulent.
This is because Georgia insists that voter registration information must match a driver’s licence, state ID card or social security records (one case AP identified affected a teacher who had moved house this year).
Ms Abrams’ camp has accused Mr Kemp and his office of attempted voter suppression, and a tight race looks like it will get only more bitter.
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