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Sky News 28 Oct 2020

Will coronavirus determine how Wisconsin votes in the US election?


Wisconsin is a key swing state that was won by Donald Trump in the last election.

The US President held a packed rally in Milwaukee on Tuesday to shore up his support, despite high levels of COVID-19 cases.

A field hospital has just opened in the city to take in extra patients as hospital beds are at 90% capacity across the state.

On today's What America's Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 65 percent of voters say they have a great deal or are somewhat confident in the American electoral system to fairly and accurately count their vote while 35 percent say they have little or no confidence at all, including 21 percent who say none at all. This survey was conducted online within the United States from January 8-11 among 2,854 registered voters by HarrisX. The sampling margin of error of this poll is plus or minus 1.8 percentage points. The results reflect a nationally representative sample of registered voters. Results were weighted for age, gender, region, race/ethnicity, income, political party, education, ideology, area type, and vote choice where necessary to align them with their actual proportions in the population.
Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro votes in Sunday's legislative elections.
Ten years ago, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as #Obamacare, was signed into law by Barack Obama himself. The Democratic president's signature policy heralded a revolution in the US by expanding affordable healthcare coverage to an unprecedented number of Americans. Since then, its popularity has grown, with support for it on the rise as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on. But over the past decade, Republicans have repeatedly tried to repeal the law, taking their battle all the way to the Supreme Court. Our US correspondents bring us this special report.
Meet Hadiya Afzal, whose run for office at 18 years old makes her one of the youngest candidates in the midterm elections.

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