Azmi Haroun | November 4, 2020 Initial reports point to Arab American and Black voters as crucial to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s win in the battleground state of Michigan. Early polling and initial exit polling from the Arab American Institute and the Council on American-Islamic Relations suggest that Arab American and Muslim voters voted in higher numbers this…

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Republicans started slow but are making up ground. Bernard L. Fraga and Jonathan Robinson | November 1, 2020 By Saturday night, 91 million Americans had already voted in the 2020 elections. Several states are approaching or even exceeding the total number of voters they had in 2016. Spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, concerns about the U.S. Postal Service and recent court rulings that could limit which…

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Fewer people want to date those with different political views. But couples are also talking through political issues more. By: Claire Cain Miller | October 26, 2020 There are few remaining areas of American life in which people aren’t sorting themselves by political allegiances — including romantic relationships. Politically mixed marriages are rare, and over the…

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There are fewer undecided voters in 2020 than there were in 2016. It doesn’t mean they can’t make a difference. Emily Stewart | October 23, 2020 Ruth, a middle-aged software trainer in Florida, has voted Republican her entire life — but the 2020 election has her tied up in knots. Over the past four years,…

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Nicholas Riccardi | October 20, 2020 The Republican Party has cut into Democrats’ advantage in voter registration tallies across some critical presidential battleground states, a fact they point to as evidence of steady — and overlooked — enthusiasm for President Donald Trump and his party. Even though Trump trails in national polls and struggles with fundraising with…

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By Adam Levy, Ethan Cohen, and Liz Stark | October 8, 2020 Democrats are leading pre-election voting in Florida and North Carolina — a stark reversal of 2016 trends in two key battleground states. In both states, Democrats make up 52% of the votes returned so far, up more than 10 points each compared to the same…

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