The Latest: Our Democracy
President Trump requests mail-in ballot for upcoming Florida primary, despite rhetoric
• August 14, 2020 3:52 PM
For the second time as a Palm Beach County voter, President Donald Trump has requested a vote-by-mail ballot ahead of Florida's primary election on Tuesday.
Where Americans Can Vote by Mail in the 2020 Elections
• August 14, 2020 3:44 PM
At least three-quarters of all American voters will be eligible to receive a ballot in the mail for the 2020 election — the most in U.S. history, according to a New York Times analysis. If recent election trends hold and turnout increases, as experts predict, roughly 80 million mail ballots will flood election offices this fall, more than double the number that were returned in 2016.
Financial disclosures reveal postmaster general's business entanglements and likely conflicts of interest, experts say
• August 12, 2020 4:00 PM
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy continues to hold a multimillion-dollar stake in his former company XPO Logistics, a United States Postal Service contractor, likely creating a major conflict of interest, according to newly obtained financial disclosures and ethics experts.