More than 70 million people have already voted early | Texas Has Increased Youth Turnout, With Attendance Six Times Higher Than 2016 Election | Trump and Harris campaign in disputed state of Arizona
There are less than six days until the end of the US electoral cycle that culminates in the November 3 voting. With the pandemic rampant in the country, the battle for the presidency in the United States seems destined to break records, and not always positive: it is the electoral process in which the most money has been spent in American history, it has given rise to one of the fastest appointments to the Supreme Court in modern history and is unfolding amid the highest daily records for coronavirus infections. These elections may also be the ones with the highest anticipated turnout in more than a century. Half of the voters in 2016, some 71 million people, have already voted within a week of this year’s elections. The Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, voted on Wednesday with his wife, Jill, in advance from Delaware.
With less than 3% undecided voters, one of the main campaign stops this Wednesday is in Arizona, where President Donald Trump is planning two events, as does the Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Although it is a state that traditionally supports Republican candidates (except for Bill Clinton in 1996). For his part, Joe Biden has voted early with his wife Jill in Wilmington, Delaware. Shortly before voting, he said he hopes to be elected to “change things” and “make it better” for ordinary Americans. This week, the former vice president is scheduled to travel to Iowa, while Harris will be in Texas on Friday, two states that tend to support Republicans and where Trump won comfortably in 2016. However, the territory has become competitive and they have already voted more 80% of the total suffrage of the previous presidential election. Youth participation is also on the rise. Only in Texas is youth attendance six times higher than the last presidential ones.
On the other hand, this Wednesday the identity of the author of the anonymous opinion article published in The New York Times that spoke of an internal resistance in the Trump administration was known. This is Miles Taylor, former Chief of Staff of the Department of Homeland Security.
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