How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong

Picture this Thanksgiving: Turkey, football (maybe), tenser-than-usual interactions with relatives. And perhaps a new tradition: finding out who actually won the presidential election. The coronavirus crisis means that states like Pennsylvania may be counting mail-in ballots for weeks, while President Donald Trump tweets false allegations about fraud. And the last barriers between American democracy…

Venezuela’s major opposition parties pledge to boycott December election

CARACAS Venezuela’s main opposition parties on Sunday pledged to boycott legislative elections scheduled for Dec. 6, saying they will be rigged by the ruling socialist party and that taking part would amount to “collaborating with the dictatorship’s strategy.” The move was widely expected after a series of recent interventions by President Nicolas Maduro’s government…