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2021 shows Republicans shouldn’t fear high voter turnout

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The Republican Party did very well on Tuesday. Beyond its win in the Virginia gubernatorial election, it came quite close to capturing the New Jersey governor's mansion. And the GOP did it in a way that might scare...

Youngkin has ‘momentum’ in Virginia governor’s race, RNC Chair McDaniel says, with turnout key

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McDaniel, during an interview with Fox News, touted the Youngkin campaign’s efforts leading up to Election Day. LIBERAL MEDIA EMBRACE ANTI-PARENT STANCE IN FINAL DAYS OF VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL RACE "To see a Republi...

Youngkin predicts ‘surprisingly good’ turnout among early voters: ‘We’re going to win’

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Youngkin told "The Story" host Martha MacCallum that his campaign expects a "surprisingly good" turnout among early voters, despite the process usually favoring Democrats by large margins in the past.  DANV...

McAuliffe, Democrats, trying to ignite Black turnout in deadlocked Virginia governor’s race

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"On Tuesday, people will be looking at it as a bellwether of what is to come. And I want Virginia to once again show this country the way to go," Clyburn, the third ranking House Democrat, emphasized at a rally in Ha...

Iraq counts votes after lowest ever election turnout

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Vote counting was underway in Iraq on Monday, a day after a record low turnout in a parliamentary election, reflecting what many Iraqis said was a loss of faith in the country's democratic process and political clas...

Democrats have a midterm turnout problem. Being more liberal won’t help.

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Democrats are likely to have a turnout issue in 2022. To solve this turnout problem, there will be a temptation to double-down on progressive policies. And indeed, President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda poll...

Zambia’s opposition leader wins landslide election as young people turnout in huge numbers

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Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has won a landslide victory over incumbent Edgar Lungu in Zambia's presidential election, results showed on Monday. The electoral commission said Hichilema got 2,810,777 votes ag...

Macron and Le Pen dealt setback in French regional elections marred by record low turnout

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Paris French President Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen were both dealt big setbacks as their parties performed poorly in regional elections that saw a historically low turnout rate. Macron's La Ré...

Tennessee honor guard ‘blown away’ by turnout at funeral for veteran who died without family: report

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The Tri-County Veterans Honor Guard in Tennessee gave final military honors to Sides, saying that he had only been in the area for a few days before suddenly passing away on June 1.  Photos posted by WVLT reporter Ab...

How Republicans misunderstand the 2020 turnout story

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Numerous Republican state legislatures are trying to pass new voter restriction legislation (e.g. limiting absentee and early voting). Meanwhile, Democrats in Congress are trying to pass laws that expand access to t...

Turnout really was historically bonkers in 2020

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Roughly two in every three eligible voters cast a ballot in the 2020 election, according to a new Pew analysis, a stunning number that smashes all previous turnout records. In total, 66.2% of eligible voters partici...