November 2020

In a statement released by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, election security experts assured the public that there is “no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised” in the 2020 general election. The report is a rebuke to those spreading dis- and misinformation and unfounded claims of fraud or irregularities with the election results, most notably President Donald Trump, who has thus far refused to concede or accept that he lost the

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and 2019 NFL Most Valuable Player Patrick Mahomes II was honored by the NFL Players’ Association for his efforts in ensuring that Arrowhead Stadium could serve as a polling place in the 2020 election and beyond. Mahomes helped pay the six-figure cost of 25 new voting machines and 30 poll workers that will allow the stadium to be a polling place for the next 10 years.Visit NFLPA to learn more. 

President Trump’s record on the economy (before the pandemic) and his law-and-order rhetoric appealed to many Latino voters in Florida and Texas, helping him outperform expectations with Latino voters in those states. President Trump and his campaign focused specifically on cultivating and growing support for him among the Latino electorate in South Florida. Latino support for Republican candidates and policies is not new, even if the Democratic Party still tends to win a majority of Latino voters’ support during elections.Visit NBC News to learn

Colorado voters passed Proposition 113 this week, affirming their legislature’s decision to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact – an attempt to neutralize the Electoral College. If states with electoral votes totaling 270 or more agree to the compact, they would be bound to award their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote rather than their state’s results. Currently, it has been passed in 15 states and D.C., totaling 196 electoral votes.Visit Vox to learn more.