Interesting poll – Rural Voters and USPS

A donor offered to fund a poll of this topic (that provides a link to download a PDF) in for the Niskanen Center. Rachel Bitecofer offered to administer it, and did so in cooperation with JMC Analytics, a Republican consultancy, to ensure legitimacy. I was supposed to have access to this last night, with an…

Postal Service Triples the Cost of Mailing Ballots to Voters

This is a story in progress; I’ll try to get more information soon. American Prospect is reporting that Capitol Forum (paywall) is saying Trump’s toady Postmaster General is striking another blow at voting by mail: The Postal Service has informed states that they’ll need to pay first-class 55-cent postage to mail ballots to voters, rather…

Voters Expecting Biden to Beat Trump

There’s been a peculiar disconnect in the polls in the past few months: Most people disapprove of Trump, and most of those strongly disapprove — meaning that they won’t change their minds — and most voters say they will vote for Biden. But more people have also been saying they still expect Trump to win….

Oklahoma Voters Apparently Pass Medicaid Expansion in Major Rebuke to Republicans

elections.ap.org/… The Associated Press has called a narrow victory in a vote to expand Medicaid by constitutional amendment in Oklahoma, one of the most Republican states. With all precincts reporting, the vote has 50.48% or 340,279 voting “Yes” for the amendment, and 333,761 voting against. The urban counties, primarily Oklahoma County and Tulsa County, outvoted the rural areas that…

New poll says 80 percent of voters think country is 'out of control'

What did Donald Trump say? “What do you have to lose?” NBC News: Eight out of 10 voters believe that things are out of control in the United States, with majorities still concerned about the spread of the coronavirus, pessimistic about the economy's returning to normal before next year and down on President Donald Trump's ability…

This Pundit gives the recipe to defeat Trump even with his own voters

MSNBC pundit Zerlina Maxwell made a prescient observation that really is a recipe to defeat Donald Trump if used effectively now and throughout the campaign. It is an interesting three-prong approach. Zerlina Maxwell un-mesmerizes Trump Watch the full episodes here. Ms. Maxwell first points out that Trump’s base of support is old and white. Moreover, his…