Rep. Issa, Clinging to Narrow Lead as Ballots are Counted, Says Democrats Will Force Counting of Ballots from “Illegal, Unregistered Voters”

At the time of this writing, Rep. Darrell Issa leads challenger Doug Applegate for California’s 49th congressional district by about 3,700 votes. But there are still an unknown number of provisional and other ballots left to be counted.  On Friday … Continue reading

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“White nationalists plot Election Day show of force; KKK, neo-Nazis and militias plan to monitor urban polling places and suppress the black vote’

Hard to believe this is 2016.  Let’s hope law enforcement is ready. And there’s this: It is difficult to know at what scale these plans will materialize because Anglin and his fringe-right ilk are serial exaggerators, according to Potok. And … Continue reading

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Breaking: Democrats Sue Trump, State Republican Parties, and Roger Stone for Voter Intimidation Tactics

The latest set of filings from Democrats (led by Marc Elias) against the Trump campaign, state Republican parties, and Roger Stone’s “Stop the Steal” group: Nevada Complaint Arizona Complaint Pennsylvania Complaint Ohio Complaint [corrected link] I haven’t yet gone through each … Continue reading

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Trump Campaign Admits Its Strategy Depends on Suppressing Democratic Turnout, But Is It Illegal?

This must-read Bloomberg Business piece explains that with Trump behind, the campaign’s strategy depends upon lowering Democratic turnout: To compensate for this, Trump’s campaign has devised another strategy, which, not surprisingly, is negative. Instead of expanding the electorate, Bannon and … Continue reading

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Trump Camp Will Fake Exit Polls, Possibly to Intimidate Voters and Lay Groundwork for Post-Election Shenanigans

Quite a story from the Guardian: Donald Trump loyalists will attempt to conduct their own crowd-funded exit polling on election day, ostensibly due to fears that electronic voting machines in certain areas may have been “rigged”, the Guardian has learned. … Continue reading

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“Donald Trump’s charge on the election’s integrity reverberates in both campaigns”

WaPo: Questioned directly as to whether he would accept the outcome should Democratic nominee Clinton prevail Nov. 8, Trump demurred. “I’ll keep you in suspense,” the Republican nominee said. Clinton called Trump’s answer “horrifying,” saying he was “talking down our democracy.” … Continue reading

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