November 5, 2016

Election update

 Pending law suits against Donald Trump

Are renegade FBIers trying to swing election?
The New York Times reports a poll that finds the current election leaving 82% more disgusted

In Florida, as of Friday, Latino in-person voting was up over 150 percent from the same time in 2012. . . . As of Oct 1 Hispanics made up 15.5 percent of registered Florida voters, up from 13.5 percent in 2012. That does not include about 50,000 voters who registered late and about whom data is not available. [Political scientist Daniel] Smith estimated that there now 200,000 more Hispanic voters registered than in 2012. ....Of the 186,000 newly registered Hispanic voters, Smith said 42 percent are Democrats and only 15 percent registered Republican. Another 42 percent did not register a party affiliation. Previously Republicans represented 26 percent of Hispanic voters in Florida.

A judge in Ohio issued a temporary restraining order against members of the Trump campaign to prevent them from intimidating voters at polling-places

Hundreds of polling places across the South have been closed since the 2013 decision by the Supreme Court that gutted the Voting Rights Act, according to a new study by the Leadership Conference Education Fund. 403 of them are in Texas. Here's a chart and more

Melania Trump was an illegal immigrant for a few weeks

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