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Update the Electoral Count Act or American Democracy will fail, election crises group says

Following the fallout from the November 2020 election and the Capitol Insurrection on Jan. 6, a cross-partisan group of elections experts said it’s time to update the Electoral Count Act. Experts warn the U.S. could...

Congress is meeting to count, not certify votes Wednesday

The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will meet Wednesday for one of the final constitutional acts confirming the results of Joe Biden’s presidential victory. But Congress does not certify those results as some have...
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Election experts rebuke Trump’s voter fraud claims: ‘We have a sociopathic president’

As President Donald Trump continues to lose support and legal challenges in his effort to overturn election results, more and more election scholars and officials are rebuking his actions. LISTEN: On a zoom call Wednesday,...

‘Keep calm and count on’ Experts say the election was never going to be decided on Nov. 3, but that’s normal and good

Experts are urging Americans to remain calm as votes in crucial states continue to be counted in a heavily contested presidential election. There’s no evidence of fraud or tampering, despite President Donald Trump’s premature claim...

After record early voting, Election Day turnout looks light in Tampa Bay

Florida experienced record early voting this year with early-in-person and mail-in voting ballots nearly surpassing the total number of ballots cast in 2016. With most votes being cast early, even historically busy polling sites around...

Experts say results won’t come election night and that’s okay, no matter what the White House says

Election experts say it’s highly unlikely that the results of the Presidential Election will be known on Nov. 3. Experts told reporters vote count deadlines extend well beyond Election Day. Taking the time allowed to...
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Amid record early voting, election officials, leaders urge voter confidence despite misinformation

Voters turned out in record numbers Monday to begin casting ballots in person for the presidential election. Political leaders and election officials are urging voter confidence amid misinformation. Meanwhile, a bill from Marco Rubio aimed...

Ivanka Trump stops by two Ybor City institutions to sing president’s praises as Trump and Biden vie for Florida’s Latino vote

First Daughter and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump visited Tampa’s Ybor City today. She stopped at La Segunda Bakery before joining former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for a fireside chat at the Columbia Restaurant. Listen:...

Joe Biden makes first Florida stop to talk vets in Tampa as Democrat and GOP supporters clash outside

Democratic presidential nominee and former vice-president Joe Biden Tuesday made his first stop in Florida since accepting his party’s nomination. Biden gave a speech and held a roundtable about issues facing veterans inside Tampa’s Hillsborough...

RNC then and now – what to listen for during the convention

WMNF will be broadcasting a special 2-hour version of Democracy Now the next two weeks. The broadcast, 9-11am, will cover first the Republican (RNC) Convention in Cleveland, July 18-21, and then the Democratic  (DNC) Convention...

Friday’s Radioactivity and MidPoint Review the 1st GOP Presidential Debate

Both Rob Lorei on Radioactivity at 11am, and Janelle Irwin on MidPoint at noon, will talk about the debate and take your calls. Rob promises it will be pretty funny, and something about a drinking...

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