A Look At The Early Voting Turnout And Voter Concerns So Far

October 31, 2020 - 7:46am EDT
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An unprecedented number of Americans have already cast their ballots in the 2020 election. But legal fights and other concerns are making some people nervous about Election Day and beyond.

Nov 26 - 5:00am EST

Biden says he'll name someone to coordinate domestic climate policies across the government. Together with climate envoy John Kerry, it will give climate a higher profile than in past administrations.

Nov 26 - 1:05am EST

In a 2-1 vote, the court tossed out a lawsuit, one of several working through the courts, that challenged a memo on excluding unauthorized immigrants from numbers that reset the Electoral College map.

Nov 25 - 5:19pm EST

Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area's economy and culture.

Nov 25 - 4:28pm EST

President-elect Joe Biden called on Americans to unite this holiday season amid the pandemic. Minutes earlier, President Trump repeated baseless claims about the election being "rigged."

Nov 25 - 4:13pm EST

President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. It was announced on Twitter.

Nov 25 - 3:55pm EST

In a major reversal, the Trump administration has denied a permit for the massive Pebble Mine project in Alaska. The Army Corps of Engineers said it was "contrary to the public interest."

Nov 25 - 1:47pm EST

He is one of the last major world leaders to wish Joe Biden congratulations.

Nov 25 - 9:06am EST

The 2020 presidential election saw the most votes in U.S. history at 156 million and counting, and the highest participation rate since 1900.

Nov 25 - 8:00am EST

Voting took place amid a pandemic and unprecedented polarization. Despite baseless claims by the president and his allies that the outcome was rigged, states say the results are accurate.