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Election Day (United States)

Day for the general elections of public officials in the US

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Election Day (United States): Day for the general elections of public officials in the US
In the United States, Election Day is the annual day set by law for the general elections of federal public officials. It is statutorily set by the Federal Government as "the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month of November" equaling the Tuesday occurring within November 2 to November 8.

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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia [Video]

How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia

[NFA] The control of the Senate hangs in the balance as two races in Georgia could head to a runoff, in a general election that has produced extremely close results. Gavino Garay reports.

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Kylie Jenner slammed for promoting Kylie Cosmetics on U.S. election day [Video]

Kylie Jenner slammed for promoting Kylie Cosmetics on U.S. election day

Kylie Jenner has been slammed by fans after she promoted her make-up brand on Election Day in the U.S.

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Early Voting Exceeds 100 Million Ballots Cast [Video]

Early Voting Exceeds 100 Million Ballots Cast

According to the US Elections Project, more than 100.6 million people voted early before the official Election Day on November 3rd.

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Alicia Keys supports vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris with powerful U.S. Election Day video [Video]

Alicia Keys supports vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris with powerful U.S. Election Day video

Alicia Keys tried to help Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris win a few extra votes on Election Day by releasing a new video featuring the politician on the campaign trail.

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US Election Day: Anxiousness rise as polls are closing in Arlington, Virginia [Video]

US Election Day: Anxiousness rise as polls are closing in Arlington, Virginia

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US Election Day: Arizona’s 11 electoral votes could be key to Biden’s path to victory [Video]

US Election Day: Arizona’s 11 electoral votes could be key to Biden’s path to victory

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US Election Day: Trump's failure to repudiate white supremacist groups [Video]

US Election Day: Trump's failure to repudiate white supremacist groups

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US Election Day: Philadelphians head to the polls to cast their ballots [Video]

US Election Day: Philadelphians head to the polls to cast their ballots

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US Election Day:  Melania Trump casts her vote near Florida resort [Video]

US Election Day: Melania Trump casts her vote near Florida resort

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US Election Day: America braces for long and bitter vote count [Video]

US Election Day: America braces for long and bitter vote count

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US Election Day: Trump visits the Republican National Committee’s annex in Arlington, Virginia [Video]

US Election Day: Trump visits the Republican National Committee’s annex in Arlington, Virginia

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Florida Democrats hold early turnout edge over GOP voters ahead of Election Day [Video]

Florida Democrats hold early turnout edge over GOP voters ahead of Election Day

What should you be watching for and what are the different scenarios that could play out? Our Washington correspondent Joe St. George tonight tracking the race for the White House.

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U.S. businesses board up ahead of election [Video]

U.S. businesses board up ahead of election

Shops and businesses in major cities across the United States covered their windows with plywood on Monday in anticipation of unrest connected to Election Day. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Voters head to polls in large numbers ahead of Election Day [Video]

Voters head to polls in large numbers ahead of Election Day

Election Day is just a few days away, but some local counties are already seeing large voter turnouts. Story: https://bit.ly/2GbUB8j

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The Cuban band singing 'Vote for Trump' [Video]

The Cuban band singing 'Vote for Trump'

With Cuban flavor and in the best Celia Cruz style, the group "Los Tres de la Habana" is blasting Miami a week ahead of Election Day with 'The Trump Song', an earworm salsa beat with the lyrics "Oh my..

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Campaigns target Florida with 1 week to go [Video]

Campaigns target Florida with 1 week to go

With seven days until Election Day, the campaigns are swarming Florida to earn your vote.

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Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint [Video]

Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint

[NFA] In the final sprint to Election Day, President Donald Trump doubled down on his attempt to win over the senior vote in Florida on Friday, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden vowed to kill the..

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'Seinfeld', 'Happy Days', More Famous TV Casts Reunite to Support Biden and Democrats | THR News [Video]

'Seinfeld', 'Happy Days', More Famous TV Casts Reunite to Support Biden and Democrats | THR News

The stars will unite in hopes that the stars will align for their presidential picks this Election Day. Cast members are coming together virtual from 'Private Practice' to 'Seinfeld' and 'Happy Days'..

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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson urged patience on Wednesday as counties tallied thousand of ballots that had been received on Election Day. (Nov. 4)  
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Candidates look to Pennsylvania for the road to the White House

Pennsylvania is a crucial battleground state for President Trump and Joe Biden this Election Day. Sean Sullivan, a CBSN political contributor and national politics reporter for The Washington Post,..
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Harris campaigns in Mich. hours before polls close

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has spent much of Election Day in battleground Michigan, telling voters they will decide the presidential race. She stopped in Southfield and Detroit,..
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Both candidates close out their campaigns in crucial swing states

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Election Day is finally here. Will a result come quickly, or will it be days, or weeks, before we have a winner? Here are the signs.
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Georgia smashes voting records ahead of Election Day

It will be difficult for President Trump to win reelection without Georgia. Nearly 4 million Georgians voted early. Sixteen electoral votes are at stake. Mark Strassmann is at a polling site in Atlanta..
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A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to take "extraordinary measures" ahead of Election Day. It comes as facilities across the country report delays in mail-in-voting ballot deliveries...
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NYC businesses board up ahead of Election Day

Businesses across Manhattan are taking precautions ahead of Election Day. Some businesses boarded up their windows, including Macy's flagship store and high-end retailers in SoHo ahead of possible..
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Candidates face different paths to Election Day victory

The election will be decided by who wins enough states to total 270 electoral votes. And each candidate has different paths to get there. Major Garrett explains.
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Lawyers for both campaigns prepare for post-election lawsuits

More than 400 lawsuits were filed leading up to Election Day. Now the campaigns are focused on possible lawsuits over the ballots already sent in. CBS News election law expert David Becker tells CBSN..
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Trump and Biden make final campaign blitz ahead of Election Day

President Trump and Joe Biden have busy campaign schedules on the final day of the campaign. President Trump is traveling to several battleground states, while Joe Biden is focusing mostly on..
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An estimated more than 2.3 million Pennsylvanians have voted ahead of Election Day. The candidates are focusing on the state, which could play a major role in who wins. CBS News' latest Battleground..
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President Trump and Joe Biden are spending their final weekend before Election Day on the campaign trail. Michelle Lee, a reporter for The Washington Post, joined CBSN's Lana Zak with more on the final..
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Trump predicts 'big red wave' election night

President Donald Trump headed out out on campaign trail on Saturday, three days before the Election Day and predicts a "big red wave' of Republican voters will come out for a Trump victory. (Oct...
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With four days to go until Election Day, Democrat Joe Biden campaigned in Wisconsin late on Friday and urged his supporters to deliver a thumping victory on Tuesday. (Oct. 30)  
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The presidential candidates are setting their sights on battleground states in the Midwest with four days left until Election Day. This comes as the region sees a spike in coronavirus cases. CBS News..
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Trump's coronavirus response takes center stage in final election push

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Harris pushes early voting at Reno campaign stop

With Election Day only one week away, Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris urged supporters in Reno, Nevada to vote early and "fight for the promise of America." (Oct. 27)  
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The Trump campaign tested the limits of Facebook's ban on new political ads in the last week of the 2020 election but Facebook removed them.
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With just a week left until Election Day, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf sat down with CBS News' Catherine Herridge for an exclusive interview to discuss the security of the vote and what..
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The Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday just days before Election Day, solidifying the conservative majority on the court as it is set to consider several..
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