Election 2020


March 31, 2021

A Voting-Tech Company Has Sued Fox News for $1.6 Billion

In the latest lawsuit relating to the 2020 US Presidential elections, Dominion voting systems has sued Fox News for approximately $1.6 billion as compensation for what it says were defamatory lies spread by the media giant after the 2020 US presidential elections.

Photo Edited by Lilian Manansala Race track photo by Suwatwongkham [iStock Getty Images] and Dorothy Chandler Pavilion during 2020 general elections [Lilian Manansala]

January 2, 2021

Choosing Process over Policy: The Unavoidability of Horserace Journalism

Horserace journalism dominates election coverage — is that an ethical problem that the media should solve or a natural news and political phenomenon?

Image shows a COVID-19 mask with the words "vote" on it.

November 8, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Declines to Intervene in Pennsylvania Election Funds Case

United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. refused to issue an injunction on Tuesday, November 3, for a federal lawsuit alleging illegal disbursement of grant funds designed to help increase Democratic voter turnout.

Biden-Harris supporters celebrate in Philadelphia

November 7, 2020

Biden Wins Presidency, Harris Becomes First Female VP

Joe Biden is the next President of the United States, and Kamala Harris is the first woman and first person of color to be the Vice President in this historic election as the final vote counts come in. Trump is poised to question the results.

George Gascón, pictured here on the campaign trail, is Los Angeles County’s new District Attorney. [Credit: Courtesy of Max Szabo/Team Gascón]

November 6, 2020

Los Angeles Voters Say ‘Jackie Lacey Must Go,’ Pick Gascón for District Attorney

In a contentious, top-dollar race, Democratic candidate and former San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón captured the coveted D.A. seat in Los Angeles County, defeating incumbent candidate Jackie Lacey.