Posts Tagged ‘election’

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to Appear at Election, COVID-19, QAnon Conspiracy Theory Conference in December

For the last several months, Clay Clark, a business consultant who hosts a podcast called “Thrivetime,” has been leading a “ReAwaken America Tour” in venues around the country. As Right Wing Watch reported in June, Clark himself is a radical anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist, and so it is no surprise that he has crammed his events […]

ERIC ZEMMOUR; FRENCH ELECTION 2022

Unknown commented – Speaking of Macron and the Rothschilds – Far-right French Jew Éric Zemmour, from an Algerian-Jewish family, has rocketed into 2nd place in polls for the first round of the April 2022 French Presidential election, at 17% preference, ahead of Marine Le Pen at 15% and behind only Emmanuel Macron at 24%  https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/short_news/far-right-eric-zemmour-overtakes-marine-le-pen-in-poll/  […]

Partial results show pro-Iran groups losing Iraq election

Al-Sadr’s candidates beat out Iran’s favored candidates from the Fatah Alliance to come out first, according to preliminary results. The Fatah Alliance, led by paramilitary leader Hadi al-Ameri, is made up of parties and affiliated with the Popular Mobilization Forces, an umbrella group of mostly pro-Iran Shiite militias. The alliance rose to prominence during the […]

Shades of Green – Election Non-event

Canada’s recent election proved mostly that Canadians are more or less set within their provincial agendas.  The ruling Liberals gained three seats, the Conservatives stayed the same, the Bloc Québecois gained two, the Greens lost one, and the NDP gained one.  (There were five independents before the vote).  In sum, nothing changed, a lot of […]

Six takeaways from the Czech Republic’s historic election

1. Babis loses the popular vote and likely the election At a general election hailed as a victory for liberal democracy in the Czech Republic, incumbent Prime Minister Andrej Babis’ ruling party was defeated in the popular vote by a new centre-right alliance that looks set to form the next coalition government. The ruling ANO […]

Polls close across Iraq in early election

Results are expected within the next 48 hours, according to the independent body that oversees Iraq’s election. Negotiations to choose a prime minister tasked with forming a government are expected to drag on for months. Voting began early Sunday in a contest that was the sixth held since the fall of Saddam Hussein after the […]

Georgia election official takes the fight to Trump

In a party where Trump’s enemies tend to see their political careers abruptly ended, Raffensperger’s approach is being closely watched by Republicans within the state and outside. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Nov. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. | Brynn Anderson/AP Photo “The last internal poll I saw said […]

Trump holds fast to his election lies as the GOP establishment hugs him tighter

But the notable elements were not what was said by Trump, but who was there with him. Appearing alongside the former president was a who’s who of influential Republicans in the Hawkeye state, including Sen. Chuck Grassley and Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks and Ashley Hinson, former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker and […]

Biden DOJ shields ex-Trump officials from testifying about election fraud cases

“It strikes me as completely within the scope of this interview,” said Sara Zdeb, chief oversight counsel for Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), after Weinsheimer intervened to block an answer from Byung Pak, a former U.S. attorney from the Atlanta area. Pak resigned on Jan. 4 under pressure from Trump to interfere in […]

Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Vetoes Michigan Election Integrity Bills: They ‘Perpetuate the Big Lie’

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) used her veto powers to quash four bipartisan election integrity bills over the weekend, claiming the bills “suppress the vote” or “perpetuate the ‘Big Lie.’” Whitmer vetoed House Bills 4837, 4838, 4492, and 4528, ceremoniously announcing her decision during the annual Detroit NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner. Whitmer claimed during the dinner that a “coordinated […]

Will Iraq’s election expose US-Saudi endorsement of Sadr’s drive to impose a prime minister?

Despite US President Joe Biden’s scathing criticism of his predecessor’s policies in Iraq and Afghanistan, he has not shied away from implementing them. In Afghanistan, he stuck to Trump’s troop withdrawal agreement with the Taliban. Following the Taliban’s swift takeover of Kabul, Biden blamed Afghanistan’s corrupt government and army. In Iraq, Biden – just like […]

Kat Kerr Says Those Who Stole the Election Will Be ‘Put on a Meat Hook Next to Hitler’ in Hell

Self-proclaimed “prophetess” Kat Kerr appeared on the Elijah Stream YouTube channel Wednesday, where she asserted that those who supposedly worked to steal the 2020 election from former President Donald Trump will be “put on a meat hook right next to Hitler” in Hell if they don’t confess to what they have done and repent for […]

The Biden objectors who hold the 2022 election in their hands

Whether the president can bring back those who’ve shifted into the “somewhat disapprove” category — or motivate those who “somewhat approve” to stick with him — could determine whether Democrats’ narrow congressional majorities can withstand Biden’s first midterm elections, which typically deliver backlash against the president’s party. In a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, those who […]

German election: Centre-left Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel’s CDU bloc, initial results show

The centre-left Social Democrats are hoping to govern Germany after narrowly beating Angela Merkel’s centre-right Union bloc in Sunday’s parliamentary election. The SPD, led by Olaf Scholz, secured 25.7% of the vote, while the CDU-CSU bloc, helmed by Armin Laschet, got 24.1%, according to preliminary figures. This translates into 206 seats for the SPD in […]

Trump Lists Thousands of Ballots Included in 2020 Election In Arizona That Were Fraudulent Showing He Won the State

President Trump listed a number of issues in Georgia in the 2020 Presidential Election and then he discussed the results from the Arizona audit yesterday. President Trump began by listing the results from Cyber Ninjas yesterday and the 57,000 ballots with issues identified. In Arizona there were also 17,000 duplicate votes identified. In addition, the […]

Merkel’s Bloc Eyes Worst Result Yet In Tight German Election

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s center-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc, which was heading toward its worst-ever result in the country’s parliamentary election, projections showed. Top officials from both parties said they hope to lead Germany’s next government and have their candidates succeed […]

Desperate Media Turns Cyber Ninjas AZ Audit “Election Should NOT be Certified” Into “Confirms Biden Won”

It may be the most desperate, audacious Hail Mary pass in US media history to distort the news. The long-awaited Cyber Ninjas Arizona audit report is not even nuanced or subject to any misinterpretation, reading on page one of the executive summary: “In the 2020 presidential election, the margin of victory was only 10,457 votes, […]

‘The No. 1 issue’: Trump whips up election falsehoods after flawed Arizona report

“This is a huge win for the 3 November movement to get to the bottom of the 2020 election,” said Boris Epshteyn, former special assistant to Trump who has been tracking efforts in Arizona. He said “the next step is a full audit and canvass of all Arizona counties and including a full canvass in […]

German election: How Germany’s deadly floods made climate change a key election issue

Sarah Branse had to act fast when the floodwaters began to rise in her neighbourhood of the Ahr Valley, in Rhineland-Palatinate, on July 14. An intensive care nurse at the Marienhaus Hospital in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Branse knew better than most what needed to be done. Branse, 37, immediately launched a private aid network, encouraging donations […]

German election: Chancellor hopefuls discuss EU cooperation in final debate

Germany’s three chancellor candidates and leaders of the country’s top political parties clashed on Thursday in a final televised debate ahead of Sunday’s election. The chancellor frontrunners discussed closer cooperation in Europe and a common approach in foreign policy, a contrast with the previous debates that focussed on climate change, immigration and social issues, as […]

Exclusive—Todd Rokita: GOP Attorneys General Will Stand Up to Democrats’ Election Takeover Attempts

Our Founding Fathers rightfully concluded state legislatures were best suited to determine the length of time, manner, and place of our elections. But after Democrats took control of Congress, their first order of business was an assault on the integrity of our elections to ensure they remain in power in perpetuity. With their introduction of […]

PA GOP State Senate Forensic Investigation of 2020 Election Faces Partisan Democrat Attacks, GOP Infighting

The Republican-controlled Pennsylvania State Senate committee conducting hearings this month as part of a forensic investigation of the 2020 election has subpoenaed the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf (D-PA) to provide a number of documents, and Democrats have responded with a lawsuit and highly partisan attacks. The partisan fight between Democrats and Republicans over the investigation […]

Canadian Election: Vindication Becomes Moral Dilemma

The dish is back. Justin Trudeau can continue his unspoken campaign to be recognised as the best-looking world leader since Ireland’s Mary Robinson, as he has been re-elected to a third term as Prime Minister of Canada. In many respects this 20th September contest was a non-entity of an election. Trudeau was hoping for a […]

German election polling: Which party is leading the race?

Germany’s Social Democratic Party has been leading in the polls for more than a month ahead of parliamentary elections on September 26. Their success in the polls surprised many analysts after the party appeared less popular than the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Greens over the past year. The Greens had a slight surge […]

Right Wing Round-Up: The Plot to Steal the Election

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Election Wakeup Call: Germany Offers To “Finally Cut The Crap”

One of the truisms of modern life is that some aspects of the past are beyond nostalgia. Keynesian economics have gone forever, so has the Soviet Union, even if people still hanker for certain things it provided. So when a major country starts getting nostalgic for things which it should have binned long ago, the […]

New Photo of Justin Trudeau in Blackface Surfaces on Election Day

A new photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface has emerged on the day of Canada’s federal election. Canada’s federal election will take place tonight, September 20. Another photo of Trudeau in blackface, likely from an “Arabian Nights” themed party, has been leaked to the media just hours before citizens head to the […]

Germany election: SPD’s Olaf Scholz wins latest television debate

Germany’s vice-chancellor and Social Democrat leader Olaf Scholz has won the latest television debate ahead of the country’s general election on September 26 The clash against the other two main candidates for the chancellorship — CDU’s Armin Laschet and Green Party’s Annalena Baerbock — was the penultimate one before Sunday’s vote. Scholz got 42% of […]

German election: Six stories to understand the pivotal vote

Today we launch a special mini-series of articles to help you understand what’s shaping Germany’s general election this Sunday (September 26). We’ll explain the quirks of the German election system — it is very unusual — and look at the legacy of Angela Merkel’s long stint in charge. After Germany’s deadly floods in July and […]

Yoshihide Suga will Not Run for Re-election as Leader of the Ruling LDP

On September 3 this year, the current Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that he would not run for president of the ruling (still and for now) Liberal Democratic Party. It also means that he will not be able to retain his top government position in case of a (not predetermined) LDP victory in the […]

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