Elections / Voting

Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin’s presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin’s presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

Published 03/04/2020

(Reuters) - A federal judge refused on Thursday to postpone next week’s U.S. presidential primary in Wisconsin, but extended the time for absentee voting amid [more…]

Democrats delay presidential convention until August, citing coronavirus

Democrats delay presidential convention until August, citing coronavirus

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic Party on Thursday postponed its U.S. presidential nominating convention by a month until August, citing the coronavirus health crisis that [more…]

Trump campaign tells Sessions to stop promoting himself as Trump ally

Trump campaign tells Sessions to stop promoting himself as Trump ally

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign told Senate Republican candidate Jeff Sessions on Thursday to stop promoting himself as a Trump ally, lashing [more…]

Democrats delay presidential convention until Aug. – Politico

Democrats delay presidential convention until Aug. – Politico

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats have delayed their presidential nominating convention in Wisconsin by more than a month to Aug. 17, after the party’s leading [more…]

Polish presidential challenger urges boycott of May vote, halts campaign

Polish presidential challenger urges boycott of May vote, halts campaign

Published 29/03/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - The main Polish opposition candidate running for president called on Sunday for a boycott of the country’s May election due to the [more…]

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

Published 28/03/2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity [more…]

Coronavirus emerges as major threat to U.S. election process

Coronavirus emerges as major threat to U.S. election process

Published 27/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. election officials looking to construct a safe voting system in a worsening coronavirus pandemic are confronting a grim reality: there may [more…]

Mnuchin hopes deal is ‘very close’ on $2-trillion coronavirus aid package in U.S. Senate

Mnuchin hopes deal is ‘very close’ on $2-trillion coronavirus aid package in U.S. Senate

Published 24/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury secretary and the Senate Democratic leader voiced confidence late on Monday for a deal to be reached soon on [more…]

Biden’s wins in U.S. states that matter most set stage for duel with Trump

Biden’s wins in U.S. states that matter most set stage for duel with Trump

Published 19/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Bernie Sanders on the ropes in the race for the Democratic Party nomination, Joe Biden can turn his attention now to [more…]

Factbox: Biden, Sanders the last two standing in 2020 Democratic presidential race

Factbox: Biden, Sanders the last two standing in 2020 Democratic presidential race

Published 19/03/2020

(Reuters) - Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are the last White House candidates standing in the Democratic race to challenge Republican Donald Trump in November, [more…]