Republican Kari Lake is behind Democrat Katie Hobbs with over half of precincts reporting. Even though things could change and ballots are still being counted, the Republican candidate has already begun casting doubt on the election results. Lake is an election denier who won her primary election falsely insisting that the 2020 election was rigged and stolen. Lake is now suggesting without any evidence that there could be problems with Tuesday's election results, even though votes are still being tabulated and results could change

President Biden is scheduled to make a speech in Maryland the day before the upcoming midterm elections in support of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wes Moore. This speech will come after Biden spent the weekend in New York and Pennsylvania, supporting Democratic gubernatorial and senate candidates. All three of these state’s elections have one thing in common: each of the Democratic candidates are running against Republicans who are election deniers, or have, at a minimum, expressed skepticism regarding the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas temporarily paused a lower court order requiring Senator Lindsay Graham to testify in front of an Atlanta-area special grand jury looking into republican efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in the state. Thomas has jurisdiction of the lower court which issued the original order; Thomas has issued an administrative stay, most likely doing so to give Supreme Court justices additional time to ponder the dispute. Senator Graham argues that he should not be required to testify because of

A NY State Supreme Court judge has invalidated a law passed by the New York City Council which would have allowed authorized noncitizen residents to vote in municipal elections. The judge ruled that the city council did not have the authority to expand the franchise in this direction, since the language of the state constitution requires a person to have US citizenship to vote. In order to change the constitution, an amendment would need to be passed through a referendum approved by the voters

The US Supreme Court has rejected a request to vacate subpoenas of three Texas state legislators. By allowing the subpoenas to stand, the nations’ highest court has eased the path for the US Department of Justice to prosecute its case that Texas lawmakers violated Title 2 of the Voting Rights Act and illegally disadvantaged voters of color when they redrew the state’s election maps.             Visit CNN to learn moreImage Credit: Coolcaesar(CC BY-SA 3.0)