“Leadership climate is set from the top and the leadership climate that’s been set from the president on down is this kind of vitriol, this kind of zero-sum politics,” Slotkin said. NR Daily is delivered right to you every afternoon. The president himself has repeatedly threatened to send law enforcement to voting locations to hunt for supposed voter fraud, while more organic efforts include bullhorns, honking cars with Trump flags, and shouting confrontations directed at people lined up at … © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC.

“I refuse to accept that we are going to be like that. On the matter of vote fraud, there is law and there are facts. U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Holly, recently reported a threatening voicemail to U.S. Capitol Police, who traced it back to an Ingham County minor, according to a … Candidate and incumbent in the race for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, Democrat Elissa Slotkin, issued a statement Sunday responding a violent phone call she recently received. Max Rose, left, and Elissa Slotkin, center, seen in the Rayburn Building in Washington, D.C., after being elected in 2018. New York state sent out an unprecedented number of absentee ballots for the state’s primary on June 23 as more voters opted to vote remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Slotkin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen PFAS Testing in Military Servicemembers, Families . I want to second Kevin's post here and elaborate just a bit on what he says about the defeat of Proposition 16. Even if the Trump campaign has potential claims in law, they would collapse if, as a matter of fact, they would not affect the outcome of the ... Joe Biden has won Michigan, the Associated Press projected on Wednesday, placing him within reach of the 270 electoral votes needed to declare victory. Biden claims Michigan's 16 electoral votes, bringing him to 264 electoral votes to Trump's 214, per the AP. In a Sunday statement, Slotkin described the threat left on her campaign office voicemail as “using threatening, sexually explicit, and violent language, including a threat to ‘shoot my way to victory.’”. Learn more. It has to go through Pennsylvania, which is necessary but not sufficient. Wait, Alaska?

Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. He joins the news team as co-anchor of Local 4 News Today weekend mornings and is a general assignment reporter. “I just wanted to be clear that we would always call law enforcement on each and every threat and just can’t let it be normal that we just threaten each other when we don’t agree politically.”. “While New York is not going to go for Trump, he’s been talking about New York because it provides a fertile example of problems in the country,” Slotkin said. October 23, 2020 Press Release. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site.

In late July, weeks after the primary, President Trump, who has claimed repeatedly that widespread voting by mail could result in election fraud, tweeted that mail-in voting in New York was in a “disastrous state of condition” and that the “same thing would happen, but on massive scale” in a general election. I have a new column up on the homepage, which is a primer on the Pennsylvania election-law case. LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) — As Election Day nears, candidates are still very active in Michigan.

But she added she wants Michiganders to push back against rising threats of violence as we get closer to the election. This is the United States of America. There is an unmistakable effort underway to intimidate voters — specifically Democratic voters — when they go to the polls. (WXYZ) — Incumbent Rep. Haley Stevens has won a second term in Congress, beating Republican Eric Esshaki and Libertarian Leonard Schwartz. Law enforcement determined the individual was unlikely to pose an actual threat, according to the campaign. And that’s the Democrats who control that city and state. But Trump is gaining in Arizona, and it’s entirely ... On the menu today: the state of play in the six states not yet called in the 2020 presidential election: Arizona, North Carolina, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Alaska. Eighth Congressional District Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin … Slotkin is facing off against Republican Paul Junge in the race for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District.

But no matter: ELISSA SLOTKIN and HALEY STEVENS have been standouts in freshman class that includes 41 other Democratic seat-flippers, and each has earned a …