USPS Warns Dozens Of States Mail-In Ballots May Be Delivered Too Late To Count In November
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold tells Ali Velshi that she will not allow Trump to suppress the vote in Colorado but says "it should be shocking to the nation" that the postal service is warning states that voters could be disenfranchised by delays in ballot delivery: "That's undemocratic, it's un-American and Donald Trump is squarely to blame." Aired on 8/14/2020.
Daniel Smith from the University of Florida's Department of Political Science discusses why he believes mismatched signatures on mail-in ballots from Florida could be the "hanging chad" of the 2020 presidential election. Aired on 10/20/2020. The Biden and Trump campaigns are both looking to grab Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes. Like many states, Pennsylvania has a relatively new vote-by-mail law that is supposed to help voters but, a report from ProPublica and The Philadelphia Inquirer found the new law is hurting some low-income voters. Lana Zak spoke more about the issue with Jonathan Lai from The Philadelphia Inquirer, who is the co-author of the article. Federal judge in Wisconsin extends deadline for ballots sent before the election. #FoxNews Mass protests across Belarus erupted following the widely disputed election that put President Lukashenko in office for a sixth term. Three Belarusian filmmakers document personal stories of people caught up in the political turmoil. Filmmaker Maksim Shved was arrested, imprisoned and then released while the protests around him swelled. Meanwhile, Ekaterina Markavets observes the psychological burden of her fellow citizens and worked with professional psychologists to set up a volunteer support service for people affected by current events. Andrei Kutsila followed a celebrated Belarusian broadcast journalist who worked for State TV for nearly 40 years, now in hospital recovering from injuries she sustained while at a protest. All three filmmakers wonder what the future holds for their country and fellow citizens.