KPIX Vote Smart: Nearly Half Of All Bay Area Registered Voters Have Already VotedOne week out from Election Day and about half the Bay Area's registered voters have already cast their ballots. In some counties, those ballots are already making their way through the scanning machines.
KPIX 5 Vote Smart: KPIX Mail-In Ballot Survey Puts USPS On-Time Delivery To The TestThe United States Post Office prides itself on on-time delivery. So, with just weeks to go until Election Day and more people than ever voting by mail, KPIX’s Kenny Choi decided to put the Bay Area’s mail service to the test.
Contra Costa County Prepares For Deluge Of Mail-In BallotsWith the heavy scrutiny being placed on mail-in ballots this election, officials in Contra Costa County are taking steps to ensure they are counted properly this November.
San Mateo Co. Voter Registrar Working With State, Feds To Repel Hackers, Foreign CyberattacksWith the expected surge in mail-in voting, November 3 could be an unprecedented Election Day. Voter registrars in the Bay Area and across the country have been working to protect the vote from hackers and foreign cyberattacks.
Trump Opposes Postal Service Funding To Undercut Mail-In Voting During PandemicPresident Trump said he opposes congressional Democrats' demands to boost funding for the U.S. Postal Service because the money would be used to facilitate mail-in voting for November's elections.
Trump Suggests Delaying Election Over Unsubstantiated Vote-By-Mail ClaimsPresident Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the November general election over unsubstantiated claims that mail-in-voting will invite voter fraud, despite the fact that he lacks the authority to push back the date of the November 3 contest
Postal Workers Union Sounds Alarm Over Budget, Trump Administration Rhetoric On Mail-In BallotsIn California's March primary, more than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected. For most of them, it was because they were not postmarked in time. That postmark date is critical. So now the country is facing a national election amid a pandemic, and voting by mail will be essential. What if the Postal Service can't handle it?
California Rejects 100K Mail-In Ballots From March Primary Because Of MistakesMore than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected by California election officials during the March presidential primary, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
Appeals Court Knocks Down GOP Challenge To Newsom's Emergency PowersAn appellate judge stayed a lower court’s order barring Gov. Newsom from issuing directives that might conflict with state law, freeing him to take additional executive actions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump: Newsom Providing Mail-In Ballots In California Will Lead To 'Rigged Election'President Donald Trump on Monday singled out California Governor Gavin Newsom for criticism over plans to provide mail-in ballots in the state, claiming those votes will be "substantially fraudulent" in a general election November.
Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In BallotsRepublican groups are suing California Governor Gavin Newsom, claiming his recent executive order to mail every registered voter in the state a ballot ahead of the November election is an "illegal power grab" that redesigns the election system.