U.S. Senators serve six-year terms and elections to the Senate are staggered over even years so that only about 1/3 of the Senate is up for reelection during any election.Continue Reading “Results of the 2020 Senate Elections”
Joe Biden (Democrat) won the 2020 Presidential Election. The Democratic party now has the Presidency, the majority in the House, and the majority in the Senate.
The Members of the 117th Congress were sworn into office on January 3, 2021. They were sworn in as members of the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Nancy Pelosi (Democrat – California), who was re-elected as Speaker of the House.Continue Reading “Members of the 117th Congress”
Here are the results of the 2020 Presidential election, as reported by The Guardian. They got their data from the Associated Press.
Joe Biden (Democrat) was the Vice-President during the Obama-Biden administration. Donald Trump (Republican) was the incumbent who was hoping to win a second term. There was also a Libertarian named Jo Jorgensen who won some votes.Continue Reading “Results of the 2020 Presidential Election”
The year 2020 has weighed heavily upon us all – and there are still two months to go before it ends. I’m writing this blog post a few days before the U.S. Presidential Election. My concern is that things are going to get dangerously ugly, no matter who wins.Continue Reading “When the Piggy Bank is Empty”
There are 12 propositions on the 2020 Presidential General Election Ballot. In addition, there is a local tax initiative. By the time I got to this part of the ballot, I was out of “spoons”. Honestly needed a break before embarking on the research required to figure all of this out.Continue Reading “How I Voted on the Propositions in the 2020 California General Election”
My husband and I both have mail-in ballots sent to us for every election. We are both disabled, and that makes it nearly impossible for us to vote in person. I think it is wonderful that California makes it so easy for people like us to cast their vote.Continue Reading “How I Voted in the Presidential General Election 2020”
Texas is one of the many states (and one territory) that voted on Super Tuesday. ABC News reported that there is no national primary voting day, but Super Tuesday is as close as it comes.
The following states and territories participated in Super Tuesday 2020: Alabama, American Samoa, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia.Continue Reading “What Happened in the 2020 Texas Primary”
Things are pretty scary right now in the United States. Many of us are still mourning the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who consistently fought for equality and women’s rights.
Days before her death, she dictated a statement to her granddaughter, Clara Spera: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”Continue Reading “Things You Can Do To Save Our Democracy”
For the first time ever, California participated in Super Tuesday. It is the date when the largest number of states and territories hold a presidential preference primary or caucus. In 2020, Super Tuesday was held on March 3.
The following states and territories participated in Super Tuesday 2020: Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia.Continue Reading “What Happened in the 2020 California Primary”
Tennessee is one of the states (and one territory) that voted on “Super Tuesday”. This was the state the endured tornadoes the night before the primary.Continue Reading “What Happened in the 2020 Tennessee Primary”