But he doesn't recommend them. "As a matter of policy, unofficial drop boxes are a really bad idea", he said in an email. "Those ballot boxes would be completely legal if they instead just had a person there", Mitchell said. The practice caught Republicans by surprise in 2018, when Democrats used "ballot harvesting" as part of their successful effort to flip seven Republican-held congressional districts.
With three weeks to go before the election , Trump is pushing to correct a stubborn deficit in national and battleground state polling as he continues to spread misinformation about a virus that he spent months downplaying. "He betrayed union workers at Goodyear when he called for a boycott of their tires based on a personal grudge", Biden said. For days, the White House had sidestepped questions about whether Trump had tested negative .
Goran Hansson, the secretary general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, praised the pair of American economists for their trailblazing research and creation of new types of auction formats. "They have also used their insights to design new auction formats for goods and services that are hard to sell in a traditional way, such as radio frequencies".
In the US, almost 7.8 million cases had been reported and more than 215,000 people had died as of Monday, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh rose to 6,394 on Sunday with 41 more fatalities, while 3,348 fresh cases pushed the infection tally in the state to 4,36,979, officials said.
Muhyiddin, who took power in March after securing enough support in Parliament to unseat Anwar's reformist alliance, has previously dismissed Anwar's claim to a majority. Anwar said the government's handling of the pandemic response was "lacking" and too little was being done revive the economy. Muhyiddin now boasts a slim two-seat majority in the 222-seat Parliament and has been grappling to maintain support amid infighting in his coalition.
On Friday, a federal court had struck down Governor Greg Abbott's limit on drop-off sites, which Democrats had denounced as voter suppression. Pitman issued the injunction against Abbott's October 1 proclamation , which limited the number of locations where eligible voters could deliver their mail-in ballots to a single early voting clerk's office, regardless of county size, effective the following day.