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Election Day

  1. 2020 elections
    Scenes From Your Election DayNew York readers share images of their election experiences, including a sobering wait for returns and some unusually polite political graffiti.
  2. action item
    How to Become a Poll WorkerNationwide, we’re facing a shortage of volunteers to staff voting sites in the upcoming election. Here’s how to help.
  3. vision 2020
    Election Day Is About to BeginTen states begin sending out mail ballots in September and seven hold in-person early voting the same month.
  4. elections
    Why ‘Election Night’ Is an Outdated and Dangerous Relic of the PastMore and more, the traditional media-driven drama of single-day voting and vote counting is out of line with reality. And that’s bad for democracy.
  5. the cut on tuesdays
    How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Became a Political SuperstarThis week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays podcast.
  6. democracy at work
    Donald Trump Jr. Told Virginians to Go Vote on the Wrong DayOops.
  7. Karen Handel Gets Last-Minute Endorsement From Weather GodsOn the day of Georgia’s special election, rain is flooding Democratic sections of the district — while leaving GOP areas relatively unscathed.
  8. reasons to love new york
    Trump May Have America, But the City Is Still OursThe election reminded us that New York has always been a bubble. And what a bubble it is.
  9. the morning after
    Michael Moore Wants to Take Over the DemocratsYou must say this sentence to everyone you meet today: “HILLARY CLINTON WON THE POPULAR VOTE!”
  10. election day
    Michael Moore Wrote a Prescient Essay Predicting Donald Trump’s Victory in July“Our Rust Belt Brexit.”
  11. 2016 election
    Visit Colbert’s Election-Anxiety Screaming BoothWhy can’t every American home come with one?
  12. coping methods
    Online Shopping, Off-Brand Doritos, and Other Ways to Cope With Election StressIt’s almost over.
  13. food crimes
    Pity the Poor Baker Who Made That Terrible Trump Cake“He’s definitely not paying for this.”
  14. election day
    Kelly Clarkson Savages Justin Guarini for Old Times’ Sake on Election DayAh, nostalgia.
  15. election day
    16 Adorable Photos of Moms and Daughters Excited to Vote for Hillary ClintonMaking history.
  16. election day
    The Best Craigslist Ads Looking for Election Day SexDemocracy at its finest.
  17. election day
    Both Donald and Eric Trump Were Caught Spying on Their Wives’ BallotsVery nosy.
  18. election day
    Two Topless Protesters Were Arrested at Donald Trump’s Polling SiteOne had “Trump, grab your balls” written on her chest.
  19. election day
    Last Week Tonight Explains Why We Vote TuesdayRemember to wear comfortable shoes and pack a snack.
  20. the story of election night
    Many Broadway Shows Will Go Dark on Election DayHamilton will still be playing, natch.
  21. the more important election
    Scandal Season 6 Trailer: The Votes Are InWhat’s an Election Day without a cabin explosion or two?
  22. democracy
    What Happens If Trump Supporters Believe His ‘Rigged Election’ Hype?The ugliness of this campaign could get worse on Election Day.
  23. Will Rahm Win Today?Chicago gets to decide if it wants to keep Rahm Emanuel — again — and Ferguson has its first election since last summer.
  24. frenemies
    America + Israel = Same As Usual After ElectionAlthough Republicans are elated that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears poised to become Israel’s longest-serving leader.
  25. so who won?
    The Polls Are Closed in Israel, But Don’t Expect to Know Who Won Anytime SoonThe exit polls show that everything is still too close to call. 
  26. Arab-Israeli Turnout Sparks Salty Statements and Ned Stark ReferencesWho will the 15 percent of undecided voters in Israel pick, and what will it mean for Benjamin Netanyahu?
  27. public service announcements
    Don’t Forget to Turn Over Your BallotDon’t forget. 
  28. Voting Machines Down Throughout New York CityReports of malfunctions are flooding Twitter.
  29. the most important people in the world
    Christian Slater’s Vote Was Not Counted In Florida, too.
  30. election day
    Puerto Rico Votes to Become 51st StateAt least not anytime soon.
  31. election day
    Allen West Has (Almost) Been Defeated, Because CommunistsHe’s losing by about 2,500 votes in Florida.
  32. early and often
    How He Did It: Obama Sweeps Battleground States, Gets Boost From Hispanic VotersRomney probably shouldn’t have talked about self-deportation.
  33. ink-stained wretches
    The New York Post’s Front Page Makes No SenseObama is Caesar?
  34. early and often
    Fox News Slowly Loses Its Mind Over Election ResultsThe right-wing network had a gradual but complete meltdown tonight.
  35. election day
    Mitt Romney Concedes With ClassHe asked his supporters to “earnestly pray” for Obama’s success.
  36. election day
    Voting After Sandy Was a Frustrating MessLong lines, generator-powered tents, and voting by flashlight.
  37. election day
    Video: Hoboken Residents Found It Difficult to ‘Shift to Election Mode’Voters head to the polls with last week’s storm still first on their minds.
  38. early and often
    Elizabeth Warren Wins Senate Race Over Scott Brown in MassachusettsThe tight race goes to the Democratic challenger.
  39. election 2012
    What Voting Means to Us: 24 Women at the PollsA photo essay.
  40. election day
    Voting Shenanigans From Across the NationWho’s supposedly cheating and where?
  41. election day
    Zombie Casts Ballot in MichiganA man in Michigan dies while voting, comes back to life, asks whether he voted.
  42. election day
    Voting Machine Fights Human Trying to Pick ObamaEverybody panic!
  43. early and awkward
    America Has No Idea Who It Just Voted ForSome of them are very embarrassed about this.
  44. election day
    CNN Covering Election on Empire State BuildingCNN is running “a vertical LED-illuminated ‘meter’” on the mast.
  45. early and often
    After a Week of Waiting for Everything, New Yorkers Complain About Voting LinesFrom trains to gas to iPads to civic duty.
  46. vote or cry
    In the Booth, No One Knows You’re a ‘Female Voter’How liberating.
  47. early and often
    The Ultimate Guide to Watching the ElectionHow to follow the returns hour by hour: the pivotal states that could swing the election, local pols to watch, and historic state laws on the ballot.
  48. Beer Me
    The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, But Will Flow Freely at McGillin’sCelebrate liberty with a cold one.
  49. election day
    Five Ways Mitt Romney Could Win the ElectionThe race isn’t quite a lock for Obama just yet, for these reasons.
  50. election day
    Don’t Go to the Wrong Polling Place TomorrowSixty of them in New York City have moved thanks to Hurricane Sandy. 
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