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2020 America Election Live Updates: by 9jvirgin(m): 12:48pm On Nov 02, 2020
Uncertainty Hangs Heavy as Campaign Enters Final Day

President Trump pledged to mount a legal challenge in Pennsylvania before all votes were counted. He also suggested he would soon fire Dr. Anthony Fauci. Joe Biden said: “The president is not going to steal this election.”

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Texas’ top court denies a G.O.P. push to throw out over 120,000 votes; a federal case is pending.

Election Day is usually a moment of tension and release, of anger and some bitterness, but also the closure that comes with watching Americans choose their next president.

But this campaign is inevitably ending on a far more disturbing note. These dyspeptic final days have been marked by threats of violent skirmishes and street demonstrations in places like Beverly Hills. Store owners are putting plywood on their windows, anticipating a return of this summer’s unrest.

Democrats and Republicans are following every gyration of the last round of polls, looking for reasons for hope and posting anguished observations on Twitter and Facebook.

What makes everything even more unsettling is that Election Day might not even end with the customary punctation mark moment, when one candidate concedes and the other declares victory.

President Trump has made it clear that he will not concede even if he appears to be losing — if, for example, Florida tilts to Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic presidential nominee.

Speaking to reporters Sunday evening, Mr. Trump vowed to mount a legal challenge in Pennsylvania even before all votes were counted, which could take days as mail-in ballots continue to arrive after the election.

“We’re going to go in the night of, as soon as that election is over, we’re going in with our lawyers,” Mr. Trump said.

The president, who has spent months undermining public confidence in the election system, said that he would also probably mount legal challenges in other states, including Nevada, because the governor there is a Democrat.

Mr. Trump repeated his desire that all the votes be counted on Election Day.

“I don’t think it is fair that we have to wait a long period of time,” he said.

In fact, even though races may be unofficially called on election night when one candidate appears to have an insurmountable lead, no state ever reports final results on election night, and no state is legally expected to. If states were to stop counting after Nov. 3, it would be an extraordinary subversion of the electoral process and would disenfranchise millions of voters who cast valid, on-time ballots.

Mr. Trump has reportedly said that he plans to declare victory on election night if early returns show him in the lead. But while voters who turn out on Election Day tend to skew Republican, the majority of mail-in ballots have been cast by Democrats, meaning early returns may not accurately reflect the full vote.

Asked to comment on the report in Philadelphia on Sunday, Mr. Biden said, “The president is not going to steal this election.”

Court battles have already rearranged the voting process across an array of states and continued to do so on Sunday.

The Texas Supreme Court denied an effort by Republicans to throw out more than 120,000 votes that had been cast at drive-through locations in Harris County, an increasingly Democratic area that includes Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city.

Republicans are now hoping for a favorable ruling at the federal level, where a judge has called a hearing for Monday morning.

At late-night rally, Trump suggests he may fire Fauci ‘after the election.’

President Trump at a campaign rally in Opa-locka, Fla., late Sunday.Credit...Doug Mills/The New York Times

President Trump suggested at a rally early Monday morning that he might fire Dr. Anthony S. Fauci after Election Day, further escalating the tension between his administration and the nation’s top infectious disease expert as the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States reaches record highs.

Mr. Trump spoke well past midnight at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Florida at his fifth and final rally of the day. At one point, he began reciting a familiar complaint about the news media’s continued coverage of the virus.

His grousing led the crowd of his supporters to begin chanting, “Fire Fauci! Fire Fauci!” Mr. Trump listened in silence for a few moments before remarking: “Don’t tell anybody, but let me wait until a little bit after the election. I appreciate the advice.”

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/11/02/us/trump-biden-election?action=click&module=Top Stories&pgtype=Homepage
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by 9jvirgin(m): 12:56pm On Nov 02, 2020
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by PrityP: 1:12pm On Nov 02, 2020
#MAGA 2020
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by helinues: 1:19pm On Nov 02, 2020
Biden for real...

Though not a fan but Trump is not fit to be POTUS

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by Yoonsung52: 1:35pm On Nov 02, 2020
Hmm what a peaceful campaign
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by spy24(m): 1:44pm On Nov 02, 2020
helinues:
Biden for real...

Though not a fan but Trump is not fit to be POTUS


Guy the biggest mistake Americans will make is to appoint Biden

Americas big wig are looking for who they can control and that person is Biden

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by Racoon(m): 2:08pm On Nov 02, 2020
Trump really messed up the goodwill in his first term especially for his racist policies but the good side of him is the his anti-insurgency stance.On that Americans may most likely vote for him.
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by Xzellentgraphic: 2:10pm On Nov 02, 2020
Hmm...trump will win again
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by feedthenation(m): 2:16pm On Nov 02, 2020
Bloomberg -- Biden Maintains Lead in Crucial Pennsylvania: Campaign Update

Joe Biden is ahead by seven percentage points in one of the last polls in the key state of Pennsylvania. A boy who bonded with Biden over their stutters narrates one of the Democratic nominee’s final campaign ads. And President Donald Trump’s tweets are very different than in the closing days of the 2016 campaign. There is one day until Election Day and 42 days until the Electoral College meets.

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by agboola93862: 2:37pm On Nov 02, 2020
Trump really messed up the goodwill in his first term especially for his racist policies but the good side of him is the his anti-insurgency stance.On that Americans may most likely vote for him.
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by AmazonTopaz(f): 3:14pm On Nov 02, 2020
spy24:



Guy the biggest mistake Americans will make is to appoint Biden

Americas big wig are looking for who they can control and that person is Biden
Stick to what you know abeg.
Americans already made a big mistake sitting at home and letting Trump win before

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by helinues: 3:20pm On Nov 02, 2020
spy24:



Guy the biggest mistake Americans will make is to appoint Biden

Americas big wig are looking for who they can control and that person is Biden

This is not 2016 election where majority of the electorate decided not to vote cos they believed in the online poll.

80m Americans have already casted the vote.

Trump's losing is inevitable. How would expect a professor to defend Trump on his way of handling COVID..

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by sunboy(m): 3:26pm On Nov 02, 2020
spy24:



Guy the biggest mistake Americans will make is to appoint Biden

Americas big wig are looking for who they can control and that person is Biden

Can you help me with the list of the big wigs?
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by AmazonTopaz(f): 3:32pm On Nov 02, 2020
sunboy:


Can you help me with the list of the big wigs?
Do they know grin

They only know how to be spreading propaganda

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by tony5(m): 4:24pm On Nov 02, 2020
spy24:



Guy the biggest mistake Americans will make is to appoint Biden

Americas big wig are looking for who they can control and that person is Biden
if truly the big wigs is behind Biden, who is behind Trump?

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by AmazonTopaz(f): 4:25pm On Nov 02, 2020
tony5:
if truly the big wigs is behind Biden, who is behind Trump?
They will tell you that it is God.

Brainwashed people

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by helinues: 4:42pm On Nov 02, 2020
tony5:
if truly the big wigs is behind Biden, who is behind Trump?

Small wig..... grin cheesy grin

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by sunboy(m): 4:55pm On Nov 02, 2020
AmazonTopaz:

Do they know grin

They only know how to be spreading propaganda

It’s just annoying.

The other day my friend who lives in Lagos said, stop listening to CNN it’s a fake news and evil media grin grin grin

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by sunboy(m): 4:55pm On Nov 02, 2020
helinues:


Small wig..... grin cheesy grin

grin grin grin

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by AmazonTopaz(f): 5:20pm On Nov 02, 2020
sunboy:


It’s just annoying.

The other day my friend who lives in Lagos said, stop listening to CNN it’s a fake news and evil media grin grin grin

They are so deluded grin

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by Righteousness89(m): 10:33pm On Nov 02, 2020
All we Know is that Trump is Declared Winner and Re-elected !!

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by donjazet(m): 11:37pm On Nov 02, 2020
Our own Nairaland readers poll here.

If you think Biden will win, click LIKE.
If you think Trump will win, click SHARE.

Again, Biden; LIKE. Trump; SHARE.

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Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by kurupt1: 5:29am On Nov 03, 2020
AmazonTopaz:


They are so deluded grin

How are they deluded.....CNN has been lying and attacking Trump since 2016
Re: 2020 America Election Live Updates: by fieryy(f): 6:12am On Nov 03, 2020
donjazet:
Our own Nairaland readers poll here.

If you think Biden will win, click LIKE.
If you think Trump will win, click SHARE.

Again, Biden; LIKE. Trump; SHARE.

Nah, you have to create a post for Biden and another for Trump.

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