2020 Election Coverage: Presidential, Congress, COVID-19
Third Party Candidates
Republican Incumbent Donald Trump and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden have dominated headlines surrounding the 2020 presidential election, but Kanye West and other third party candidates look to stir up the election by getting on ballots in at least one state to push their own agendas.
Candidate Platforms/Trump COVID
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have returned to the White House just three days after testing positive for the coronavirus and the President being quarantined at Walter Reed Medical Center.
More Georgians are voting early this year compared to the last presidential election, but long poll lines have caused election officials to debate on what defines voter suppression.
Presidential Election Scope
The 2020 Presidential election is historical in many aspects, especially because President Donald Trump has yet to concede to President-elect Joe Biden over a month after Election Day.
Marjorie Greene is running unopposed in the U.S. House race in the 2020 election, but QAnon could impact her campaign.
2020 Senate Races
As two out of the 11 crucial Senate races, Georgia’s potential to flip from red to blue has never been greater, as Georgia voters will elect two senators, an unusual occurrence that happened due to mid-term retirement in one seat and the end of a term in another.
2020 HOR Flip
With the upcoming election approaching, millions of citizens around the nation are casting ballots for their preferred Presidential candidate.
GA Senate Runoff
The candidates for Georgia’s Senate race held a debate on December 6 in what might be the only debate prior to the runoff elections on January 5.
COVID-19 at the Polls
Due to the coronavirus, there will be less elderly poll workers stationed at the polls in the upcoming election and younger people stepping up to fill their positions.
Cleaning the Polls
COVID-19 & Statesboro Voting
COVID-19 & the Election
Although most elections are filled usually with conspiracy theories and rumors about the candidates, the Presidential Election of 2020 had an extra element that made it unique.
Major Stories (Election Week)
2020 Presidential Election results
Joseph R. Biden Jr. won the 2020 presidential election Saturday reaching 290 electoral college votes which surpasses the amount needed to win in 270 to secure his spot as the next president of the United States.
Red vs. Blue Wave
After days of waiting for the ballots to be counted and the results to come in, former Vice President Joe Biden was named the president-elect Saturday morning, defeating incumbent Donald Trump by taking back the blue wall states with help from a blue wave that came in the form of mail-in ballots.
GA Senate Races
No winner has been picked for either of the Georgia Senate races and now will result in a run-off on Jan. 5, 2021 to determine control of the U.S. senate.
Harrison vs. Graham
Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is approaching his next four years with a purpose, according to his victory speech on Wednesday.
Despite still being in a global pandemic, U.S. citizens cast their votes on November 3, 2020 for who should be their next president and other government representatives.
2020 Congressional Races
The 2020 presidential race was not the only important election for Americans. With President-elect Joseph Biden preparing for the transition back into the White House, voters must worry about the people sitting in the Senate and House of Representatives.
Joe Biden was elected the president-elect in the 2020 election with running mate Kamala Harris last Saturday, who became the first woman elected in that position.
Coronavirus numbers reached a new high during election week in the U.S. as the country averaged more than 100,000 cases per day throughout the week.
Gardner vs. Hikenlooper
Senator John Hickenlooper of the Democratic party has unseated Republican Sen. Cory Gardner as the Colorado state senator after a nine percent lead.