WHAT TO DO TODAY USA ELECTION 2020
WHAT TO DO TODAY USA ELECTION 2020

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Day 0

It's Election Day 2020 Published last at 5:15pm CDT November 2 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 99,657,079 have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 72.3% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. Today starts with the news that all 5 votes in Dixville Notch, a small North Hampshire township near the US-Canada border have cast their ballots all for Biden. But, this is no guarantee of anything...

Day 1

Day 1 Published last at 5:15pm CDT November 2 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 97,665,370 have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 70.9% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. Many are forecast that the odds are highly in favor of Joe Biden including: - The Economist giving 19 in 20 odds of winning the electoral college and most votes - FiveThirtyEight forecasting 89 out of 100...

Day 3

Day 4 Published last at 11:33am CDT October 30 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 84,541,764 have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 61.3% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. In Minnesota the 8th Circuit court has ruled to reject all absentee ballots received after 8:00pm on Election Day. BREAKING: 8th Circuit appeals court forces Minnesota to reject all absentee ballots received after 8 p.m....

Day 6

Day 6 Published last at 9:45pm CDT October 28 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 75,580,179 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 54.8% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. In positive news the Supreme Court ruled to allow absentee votes to be accepted for 3 days after November 3rd in Pennsylvania and 9 days after November 3rd in North Carolina. Unsurprisginly Republicans in both states were...

Day 7

Day 7 Published last at 1:20pm CDT October 27 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 67,113,097 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 48.7% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. Meanwhile up above us. on the ISS, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins shared a selfie showing her voting from spac. _nodding nodding profusely_ https://t.co/Pa1OZXnPFM— BOOOrena "La BRUJA Tigresa” Mesa @ #BLM 🖤 (@loooorenanicole)...

Day 8

Day 8 Published last at 5:21pm CDT October 26 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 62,014,329 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 45% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. With the election just over a week away, many of us are starting to ponder what comes next. With the approval of Amy Coney Barrett as the next Supreme Court Justice, there are several issues on the...

Day 13

Day 13 Published last at 10:50pm CDT October 21 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 43,161,277 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 31.3% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. 31,259,017 mailin ballots and 11,902,260 in-person votes. 13 days to November 3rd 2020. Also, Mel Brooks even chose to get political this year. My father, @MelBrooks, is 94. He has never made a political video....

Day 19

Day 19 Published last at 12:50pm CDT October 15 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 17,560,471 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 12.7% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. Tuesday evening #TrekTheVote held a panel with 19 Trek castmembers to tackle such topics as climate change, women empowerment, and social justice and equity as a Biden Harris fundraiser. A Trekkie myself, it was refreshing to see...

Day 21

Day 21 Published last at 12:40pm CDT October 13 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 11,475,707 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far accounting for 8.3% of the total votes cast in the 2016 general election. Outside Election 2020, we continue onto day 2 of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings. Day 1 revealed several things including the Republicans trying hard to call these hearing a Constitutional duty, even when four years earlier...

Day 25

Day 25 Published last at 3:50pm CDT October 9 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 8,283,929 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far. This accounts for 6% of the total votes counted in the 2016 general election. This morning we heard from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she shared an update on Federal government business as it relates to the 25th Amendment: .@SpeakerPelosi News Conference on 25th Amendment - LIVE on...

Day 26

Day 26 Published last at 12:40pm CDT October 8 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 6,339,316 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far. Kamala Harris showed up, she answered the questions asked of her, allowed her opponent time to respond, all while delivering the best non-verbal responses that no one has seen in a VP Debate before. Kamala facial expressions are taking me OUT #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/c53Hv5GOwH— Drebae (@Drebae_)

Day 27

Day 27 Published last at 2:08pm CDT October 7 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 5,243,246 ballots have been cast for Election 2020 thus far. FiveThirtyEight US House of Representative forecast predicts that Democrats are, "clearly favored to win the House" overall predicted to capture 221 to 253 seats. Otherwise, this is not set to change much. Meanwhile, Trump and his admin are: After refusing to address a COVID19 stimulus before the Election now calls...

Day 28

Day 28 Published last at 12:32pm CDT October 6 2020, subject to change throughout the day. "Nationwide, more than 32 million ballot requests have been made -- primarily for mail-in ballots -- in the 37 states currently reporting. Another 43 million ballots have been or will soon be mailed to voters in the nine states -- along with Washington, DC -- that are automatically mailing ballots to eligible voters," CNN reports. Professor Michael McDonald of University...

Day 29

Day 29 Published last at 11:20pm CDT October 5 2020, subject to change throughout the day. Polling from various groups shows that Biden's lead post the first Presidential Debate has increased including the Public Policy Polling group: We've done about 70 private polls this week and a very noticeable trend we're seeing especially the last few days is that where before Biden was maybe getting 6-8% of 2016 Trump voters, that's pretty consistently...

Day 30

Day 30 Published last at 3:20pm CDT October 4 2020, subject to change throughout the day. The news surrounding Trump's COVID condition has ranged from Republicans claiming Trump has "no co-morbidities" (even though, at age 74 Trump is very much at heightened risk) to Dr. Sean Conley informing the world that Trump is receiving dexamethasone, which is a "steroid usually given to patients with sever COVID19". The confusing and contradictory information surrounding Trump's health status continues...

Day 32

Day 32 Published last at 12:58pm CDT October 2 2020, subject to change throughout the day. Documentary TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL dropped today, and on what a day to drop this announcement. From Academy Award Winner Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger, the documentary explores the copmlete and intentional failure of the current admin to respond to the COVID19 pandemic. "No, I don't take responsibility at all", Trump eeriely states. Totally Under Control will air 10/20/2020 on...

Day 45

Day 45 Published last at 1:55pm CDT September 19 2020, subject to change throughout the day. "Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you." - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg On September 18 2020 the world lost a relentless advocate for women's rights, a public servant who gave it her all until the end: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Graduating top of her class from Columbia Law School...

Day 52

Day 52 Published last at 10:30 September 11 2020, subject to change throughout the day. 8 weekends until the November 4 2020 election. The fires continue to rage as images comparing the apocalyptic skylines of California and Oregon to Blade runner 2049. Time for a terrible and frightening new game.Blade Runner 2049 or California 2020? pic.twitter.com/0yp9re8USv— Paul Dokas (@pauldokas) September 9, 2020

Day 54

Day 54 Published last at 23:07 September 9 2020, subject to change throughout the day. There was a delay, in the news. I was convinced I was in the parallel universe. But. Nope. Let's get to it: Defaming those that have laid their lives down for the good ol' USA Another book, another law suite A vaccine never tested, is the way to go right? Guess what all those have in common .... You got it. News Dejoy is gargabe - Save USPS Washington...

Day 69

Day 69 Published last at 6:20pm CDT August 26 2020, subject to change throughout the day. Where do we begin. Last night a white teenager from Illinois took it upon themselves to drive to Kenosha, armed with an AR-15, to join those - that some outlets are calling it - that are "prepared to defend buildings". Said teenager proceeded to use their gun during the protests. Three are confirmed to have been shot, two of those fatally. Files...

Day 70

Day 70 Published last at 1:55pm CDT August 25 2020, subject to change throughout the day. I'm a huge fantasy and sci-fi nerd. Reading the update on what's next for The Dark Crystal, Lisa Henson observed, "We have the Darkness creeping in, & it feels like Darkness has arrived in the human world now. The carelessness for life, that sort of self-interest business of the Skeksis... the[y] are ruthless." This struck me hard -- the Dark Crystal is...

Day 74

Day 74 Published last at 3:00pm CDT August 21 2020, subject to change throughout the day. Last night was the final night of the DNC Convention and there was no better way to start than with the adorable Cedric Jr, son of US Rep Cedric Richmond, posed in front of "I am a man" in a New Orleans art gallery, grinning ear to ear reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. CEDRIC YOU CUTIE PIE! YOU ARE...

Day 75

Day 75 Published last at 10:15am CDT August 20 2020, subject to change throughout the day. President Barack Obama, speaking at last night's Democratic Convention from Pennsylvania, delivered an emotionally charged and somber address. His message was simple, do not give up. Stay engaged. Plan: "That is how *THEY* have influence over your life, when *THEY* convince [you that do not matter]; DO NOT LET THEM TAKE AWAY YOUR POWER, YOUR DEMOCRACY." - @BarackObama...

Day 76

Day 76 Published last at 8:50am CDT August 19 2020, subject to change throughout the day. Last night's virtual DNC Convention roll call brought us images reminding us who this country is: indigenous strength, such as the Sioux Nation at Standing Rock, of South Dakota STANDING ROCK! Hello Great Sioux Nation! 👋🏽👋🏽👋🏽👋🏽😍 #DemConvention #DemConvention2020 #DemocraticConvention pic.twitter.com/za0QYubeDr— Loooorena "La Tigresa" Mesa @ #BlackLivesMatter 🖤 (@loooorenanicole) August 19, 2020...

Day 77

Day 77 Published last at 3:45pm CDT August 18 2020, subject to change throughout the day. Last night Michelle Obama made a very direct ask of us all. Create your voting plan. Details vary state to state and states are scrambling to clarify what date a mail in ballot can be accepted. Update: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) says he'll sign the bill to let all voters to...

Day 78

Day 78 This week is the 100th year anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Or, better yet, we should remember that this week is only the 100th year anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Even more timely? Last night, being the sci-fi nerd I am, in watching Lovecraft Country last night many pointed to how Lovecraft Country included several images such as the tribute to Gordon Park’s 1956 photograph outside a department store in Mobile, Alabama demonstrating...

Day 81

Welcome to What To Do Today: Day 81 We have only 81 days until the United States 2020 elections. To help keep you informed, this website will be updated daily to include information on election relevant -- meaning topical issues (e.g. prision abolition) as well as election specific -- news, events, and calls to action. If you have something you'd like to add open an issue on GitHub. News Attempt to suppress vote by mail: Washington Post...