This new temporary law also creates emergency powers to allow the Secretary of State’s office to enact the necessary measures to enable Vermonters to vote safely during the 2020 COVID-19 health crisis. Such measures could include the mailing of ballots to every registered voter.
Sanders received 57.9% of the vote to former Vice President Joe Biden’s 22.7%. The two were the only candidates to receive the 15% of the vote required to be allocated delegates at the Democratic National Convention.
Pelosi’s coronavirus plan includes mandatory voting by mail. That means the next president would be determined by ballots that have been marked behind closed doors by who knows who, perhaps collected and dropped in the mail by another who knows who.
Twenty-five percent of voters are willing to delay the November presidential elections as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, a Rasmussen Reports study found.
Pressure was already building before Tuesday’s primaries for Sanders to drop out of the race. Former Vice President Joe Biden won decisively in key states on Super Tuesday, and performed better than expected in the states that Sanders did win.
Former Vice President Joe Biden continued his streak of dominating primary performances, besting U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in Florida by more than 35 percentage points and by double digits in Illinois.
The press in Vermont continues to give Bernie Sanders, the state’s U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, a free pass when it comes to asking the questions that linger from the last campaign.
Former Vice President Joe Biden won primaries Tuesday in Michigan, Missouri and Mississippi just a week after he dominated elections on Super Tuesday, when he won 10 of 14 states.
Imam Sayed Hassan Qazwini, the head of the Islamic Institute of America in Dearborn Heights, appeared at Sanders’s 2020 presidential rally over the weekend, ahead of Michigan’s primary on Tuesday.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has a six-point lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in national polling averages, according to FiveThirtyEight.com, as six more states vote Tuesday.
Sanders sent out a campaign email to supporters Monday asking them to sign a petition demanding the government guarantee that a potential coronavirus vaccine will be free of charge. The petition asks supporters for “contributions to fight back against drug companies who want to profit off of health care.”