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#US Election

# us-election - Friday 6 November, 2020

US Election: Biden now leads in Pennsylvania and Georgia as he closes in on 270 electoral college votes
# Key States
# Key States

US Election: Biden now leads in Pennsylvania and Georgia as he closes in on 270 electoral college votes

Nov 6th 2020, 1:58 PM 55,609 Views 104 Comments

The developments put the former Vice President in a strong position to clinch the 270 electoral college votes needed.

When can we expect to get results in remaining states?
# Biden V Trump
# Biden V Trump

When can we expect to get results in remaining states?

Nov 6th 2020, 12:07 PM 19,715 Views 12 Comments

The end is in sight, but could still take days.

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre
# Attack
# Attack

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre

Nov 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,375 Views 65 Comments

Police received a tip that an armed group had driven to Philadelphia to carry out an attack.

As it happened on Thursday: Trump claims without evidence that he's being cheated out of election victory as key counts continue
# US Election
# US Election

As it happened on Thursday: Trump claims without evidence that he's being cheated out of election victory as key counts continue

Nov 6th 2020, 12:45 AM 371,290 Views 104 Comments

It’s going to be quite a night.

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening

Nov 6th 2020, 12:40 AM 159,165 Views 80 Comments

Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.

# us-election - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory
# Son Of Ballina
# Son Of Ballina

'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory

Nov 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,818 Views 48 Comments

The Democrat’s great-great-great-grandfather Edward Blewit emigrated from Ballina, Co Mayo, almost 200 years ago.

Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency

Nov 5th 2020, 5:46 PM 19,960 Views 17 Comments

While evaluating why Trump remains so popular, one must examine what is on offer from his foes, writes Larry Donnelly.

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election
# US Election
# US Election

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

Nov 5th 2020, 5:30 PM 19,688 Views 17 Comments

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US
# Debunk
# Debunk

From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US

Nov 5th 2020, 3:01 PM 24,978 Views 18 Comments

Here are some claims of electoral fraud being spread on social media, and the facts behind those claims.

What lawsuits has Trump's campaign team launched and why?
# US Election
# US Election

What lawsuits has Trump's campaign team launched and why?

Nov 5th 2020, 1:32 PM 37,217 Views 31 Comments

Some legal experts have said the lawsuits are an attempt to slow down Joe Biden being elected, rather than being based on genuine legal concerns.

As it happened: Biden wins key battleground Rust Belt states as Trump files law suits
# US Election
# US Election

As it happened: Biden wins key battleground Rust Belt states as Trump files law suits

Updated Nov 5th 2020, 1:00 AM 316,055 Views 82 Comments

There’s still a long wait ahead before there is a clear winner.

# us-election - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Joe Biden takes Michigan and Wisconsin in significant step towards winning the White House
# US Election
# US Election

Joe Biden takes Michigan and Wisconsin in significant step towards winning the White House

Nov 4th 2020, 11:04 PM 62,899 Views 86 Comments

Michigan has 16 electoral votes while Wisconsin has 10.

US Election: Here are the main points to know so far
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know so far

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 10:15 PM 249,115 Views 66 Comments

The momentum is with Joe Biden as America awaits the final results.

Democrats' odds on regaining control of US Senate take another blow as Susan Collins holds Maine seat
# The Other Election
# The Other Election

Democrats' odds on regaining control of US Senate take another blow as Susan Collins holds Maine seat

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 7:40 PM 54,236 Views 15 Comments

The Democrats appear to have fallen short of the three to four seat gains they needed.

Win or lose, Donald Trump netted more voters in 2020 than in 2016. Here's why
# MAGA Nation
# MAGA Nation

Win or lose, Donald Trump netted more voters in 2020 than in 2016. Here's why

Nov 4th 2020, 4:29 PM 31,035 Views 26 Comments

Here’s a look at the many voters who are drawn to Trump’s rhetoric and policies.

US has always managed its elections in a 'peaceful and democratic way', says Taoiseach
# US Election
# US Election

US has always managed its elections in a 'peaceful and democratic way', says Taoiseach

Nov 4th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,754 Views 27 Comments

Whoever wins, the Taoiseach plans to meet them next St Patrick’s Day in Washington DC.

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
# Addiction
# Addiction

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,910 Views 18 Comments

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

'What's taking so long?' Here's why we're still waiting for the results of the US election

'What's taking so long?' Here's why we're still waiting for the results of the US election

Nov 4th 2020, 10:44 AM 36,397 Views 3 Comments

As counting continues in eight final states, here’s why the result is taking longer than in previous years.

Trump says without evidence that election is 'a fraud' and threatens to go to Supreme Court
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump says without evidence that election is 'a fraud' and threatens to go to Supreme Court

Nov 4th 2020, 8:36 AM 48,529 Views 35 Comments

Trump told supporters gathered at the White House this morning that “this is a fraud on the American people”.

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?

Nov 4th 2020, 8:11 AM 46,182 Views 54 Comments

The overall result of the US election is still unclear.

US Senate race tightens as Republicans hold off Democrat challengers
# US Election
# US Election

US Senate race tightens as Republicans hold off Democrat challengers

Nov 4th 2020, 7:18 AM 18,188 Views 1 Comment

Republicans have held onto seats in South Carolina, Texas, Kansas and Iowa.

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
# Tensions Brewing
# Tensions Brewing

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,405 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

# us-election - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president
# US Politics
# US Politics

The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president

Nov 3rd 2020, 11:21 PM 11,752 Views 3 Comments

Media outlets play a significant role in analysing election data and projecting a winner.

The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch
# US Senate
# US Senate

The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch

Nov 3rd 2020, 11:00 PM 20,988 Views 8 Comments

A third of the US Senate seats are up for grabs – here’s some interesting races to watch.

Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election tonight?

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:51 AM 47,580 Views 109 Comments

TheJournal.ie will have you covered throughout tonight and tomorrow as results pour in.

Two small towns cast their ballots just after midnight as US election day begins
# Election Day
# Election Day

Two small towns cast their ballots just after midnight as US election day begins

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:01 AM 28,450 Views 32 Comments

A third community with midnight voting suspended the tradition because of coronavirus concerns.

# us-election - Monday 2 November, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange jibes as campaign draws to a close
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange jibes as campaign draws to a close

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:44 AM 24,987 Views 33 Comments

Both candidate painted the other as unfit for office and described the next four years in near apocalyptic terms if the other were to win.

# us-election - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Nov 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 79,843 Views 170 Comments

It’s just two days until election day.

Trump and Biden to make final push for votes in battleground states
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Trump and Biden to make final push for votes in battleground states

Nov 1st 2020, 9:02 AM 15,349 Views 56 Comments

America goes to the polls on Tuesday.

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?
# US Election
# US Election

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?

Nov 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 73,671 Views 99 Comments

Trump has repeatedly refused to commit to the result of this week’s presidential election.

# us-election - Saturday 31 October, 2020

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?
# US Election
# US Election

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?

Oct 31st 2020, 9:00 PM 47,371 Views 65 Comments

Corporate tax rates, luring US pharma companies back, and regulating the tech firms – what’s in it for Ireland?

Trump and Biden crisscross Midwestern states as they enter final days of election campaigning
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Trump and Biden crisscross Midwestern states as they enter final days of election campaigning

Oct 31st 2020, 11:17 AM 17,651 Views 83 Comments

Trump was in Michigan and Biden in Iowa before they both held events in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

# us-election - Friday 30 October, 2020

The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?

Oct 30th 2020, 7:15 AM 12,211 Views 46 Comments

What mark will his work between 2017 and 2021 leave on the United States?

# us-election - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Donald Trump says election is choice between 'super-recovery' and 'Biden depression'
# Campaign Trial
# Campaign Trial

Donald Trump says election is choice between 'super-recovery' and 'Biden depression'

Oct 29th 2020, 6:43 AM 16,326 Views 39 Comments

The pair will both head to Florida today as they attempt to chase votes in the state.

# us-election - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Joe Biden casts his US election ballot in Delaware
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Joe Biden casts his US election ballot in Delaware

Oct 28th 2020, 8:36 PM 18,325 Views 75 Comments

The US Presidential nominee and his wife joined 74 million Americans in voting early in the election.

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop

Oct 28th 2020, 8:24 AM 60,016 Views 65 Comments

The First Lady defended Donald Trump’s record on Covid-19.

# us-election - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects

Oct 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,982 Views 22 Comments

Luke O Callaghan White says China’s leader was being strategic when he stunned the international community recently by declaring ambitious climate action plans.

# us-election - Sunday 25 October, 2020

'I voted for a guy named Trump': President casts ballot in Florida
# US Election
# US Election

'I voted for a guy named Trump': President casts ballot in Florida

Oct 25th 2020, 7:45 AM 27,454 Views 46 Comments

Democrat Joe Biden has not voted yet and is likely to do so in person in Delaware on Election Day, November 3.

# us-election - Friday 23 October, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Biden did just fine, so he won the debate
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden did just fine, so he won the debate

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:00 PM 42,745 Views 86 Comments

In a much calmer debate than we’ve seen, Trump may have taken the night on points, but all Biden had to do was not mess up, and he was in the clear.

Poll: Who won last night's US election debate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who won last night's US election debate?

Oct 23rd 2020, 10:51 AM 83,995 Views 90 Comments

Both Republicans and Democrats are claiming victory.