Delaying HK’s LegCo elections is for public safety, not political tricks

Under Hong Kong law, elections can be postponed on the grounds of danger to public health. The idea that the government wants to deprive the residents of the right to vote is nothing more than a conspiracy theory, says Timothy Kerswell, an assistant professor at the University of Macao. #HK #China #HongKong Subscribe to us … Read more Delaying HK’s LegCo elections is for public safety, not political tricks

U.S. election will not be delayed, Trump advisers say

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows dismissed the idea of delaying the November presidential vote saying that President Trump was raising concerns about mail-in ballots when he floated the idea. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more U.S. election will not be delayed, Trump advisers say

U.S. election will be on Nov. 3 as planned, says Meadows

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows dismissed the idea of delaying the November presidential vote saying that President Trump was raising concerns about mail-in ballots when he floated the idea. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more U.S. election will be on Nov. 3 as planned, says Meadows

Belarus activist challenges ‘Europe’s last dictator’ in election

In a week’s time, Belarus will vote for a new president. Few people are expecting anyone to beat incumbent Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled for more than 25 years and is labelled by many as Europe’s last dictator. But as Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports, one woman is mounting a major challenge. – Subscribe to … Read more Belarus activist challenges ‘Europe’s last dictator’ in election

Should TikTok be banned? | Start Here

TikTok has millions of people dancing and lip-syncing. So why is the US president calling for the Chinese-owned app to be banned? Can it get more young people out to vote? And is social media doing enough to protect our data? Start Here evaluates. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Should TikTok be banned? | Start Here

Could the US presidential election be delayed? | Inside Story

The US presidential election is planned to happen just over three months from now. With the number of coronavirus infections still rising in the world’s worst-affected country, many states are making postal voting easier so Americans won’t need to queue at polling stations. But Donald Trump says mail-in ballots will lead to fraud, without providing … Read more Could the US presidential election be delayed? | Inside Story

Hong Kong delays election by a year

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a Sept. 6 election for the city’s legislature for a year because of a spike in novel coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy opposition hoping to make gains in the vote. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from … Read more Hong Kong delays election by a year

#OWNYourVote | Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN YOUR VOTE is committed to a bipartisan, pro-social campaign of actions and events for and with Black women, connecting them to urgent political actions, giving their concerns a powerful microphone, and placing a spotlight on key community issues. Visit OWNYourVote.tv and follow us on social: FB: http://facebook.com/owntv IG: https://www.instagram.com/ownyourvote/ TW: https://twitter.com/OwnVote Find OWN on … Read more #OWNYourVote | Oprah Winfrey Network

Hong Kong postpones elections: ‘It’s the hardest decision I’ve had to make’, says Carrie Lam

Hong Kong’s government has postponed its parliamentary elections by a year. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam cited a worsening Covid-19 outbreak in the city for the decision. The elections had been due to take place in September. They will now be held in September 2021. “The announcement I have to make today is the most … Read more Hong Kong postpones elections: ‘It’s the hardest decision I’ve had to make’, says Carrie Lam

Hong Kong Delays Legislative Election for One Year on Virus

Hong Kong delayed a key Legislative Council election scheduled for September for one year due to a recent surge in Covid-19 cases. “Delaying the Legislative Council election held every four years is a very difficult decision,” Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at a Friday night press conference. “But in order to curb the pandemic, ensure public safety … Read more Hong Kong Delays Legislative Election for One Year on Virus

Trump faces bipartisan rejection of call to delay November election | ABC News

Both Republicans and Democrats have dismissed Donald Trump’s suggestion the US presidential election be delayed because of alleged voting fraud. The President is also grappling with a recession, with new figures showing the economy is experiencing its worst performance on record. The highly contentious issue of the November vote was even raised during the funeral … Read more Trump faces bipartisan rejection of call to delay November election | ABC News

Trump backpedals on delaying election but persists in objecting to mail-in votes

Hours after suggesting a possible delay in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he did not want to postpone the vote, but remained concerned that millions of mail-in ballots would cause problems. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Trump backpedals on delaying election but persists in objecting to mail-in votes

‘I don’t want to delay’: Trump

Hours after suggesting a possible delay in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he did not want to postpone the vote, but remained concerned that millions of mail-in ballots would cause problems. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. … Read more ‘I don’t want to delay’: Trump

Trump Holds White House Press Briefing

(July 30) Watch live as President Donald Trump holds a press briefing at the White House on Thursday, July 30, in Washington, D.C. Earlier Thursday, Trump raised the notion of delaying the Nov. 3 election until after the coronavirus pandemic eases, something he cannot do without the consent of lawmakers who have already rejected the … Read more Trump Holds White House Press Briefing