From Sore-Winner To Sore-Loser In 24 Hours
At 2:30 AM on Wednesday, hours after nearly all the polls had closed, President Donald Trump gave a speech which was unique in the history of presidential elections. He cast himself as an angry winner, indignant that he might be made to wait until many more of the votes had been counted before an official declaration was made.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreVote-Counting Should Have StoppedTrump recited an impressive list of the states in which he led, ignoring that most of the absentee ballots not yet been counted, and that they were cast overwhelmingly for Joe Biden. Indeed, ...
Thousands Of Mail-In Ballots Delivery Delayed In Key Battleground States
New data reveals that absentee ballots are taking longer to reach election offices in key swing states than in the rest of the country. Over the past five days, the rate for ballot delivery in 17 postal districts that represent 10 battleground states was 89.1% – 5.9 percentage points lower than the national average. In other words, more than 1 in 10 ballots are arriving outside the United States Postal Service’s guaranteed one-to-three-day delivery window for first-class mail.Specifically, in Detroit, Michigan, which includes some of the state’s largest concentrations of black voters, only 72....