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Do you know who oversees Elections in your State?

In 41 states, it's the Secretary of State (#SoS)
And 10 of them are up for re-election.
#ElectionSecurity #VotingRights

#Elections2019 - #KY #LA #MS
#Elections2020 - #MO #MT #NC #OR #VT #WA

THREAD of All Democratic Candidates
All Democratic Candidates for Secretary of State
#Elections2019 in (currently GOP) - #KY #LA #MS
#Elections2020 in (currently GOP) - *#MO #MT #OR *#WA *#WV
#Election2020 Dems in #NC #VT
(*No Dem Candidates YET
in #MISSOURI, #WASHINGTON OR #WestVirginia)
#SoS2020

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KENTUCKY #Election2019
Democratic Candidate #KY Secretary of State
Heather French Henry
heatherfrenchhenry.com
@missamerica2000

vs GOP Michael Adams

VOTE NOVEMBER 5, 2019
Register by October 7.
Application here: elect.ky.gov/SiteCollection…

#SecretariesOfState #SoS

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Do let me get this right #TrudeauWorstPM want to make #Elections2019 about PMHarper who:
1. Balanced budgets
2. Never condescendingly called us genocidal
3. Never broke Federal law (13xs)
4. Never took (2) vacations to lobbyists private 🌴
5. Never gave best friend $100K
6/ never sexually groped a reporter
7/ never fired Attorney General
8/ never had 2 top Ministers quit because of ethics
9/ never corrupted media $600M
10/ never corrupted Privy Clerk
11/ never corrupted SCC ex CJ
12/ never insulted India, Japan, (most countries
13/ never invited jihadist sympathizer wife batterer to PMO
14/ never secretly gave $10.5M to jihadist murderer
15/Hired his best friend back after resigning in disgrace
16/ actually invited @BarackObama POTUS to State Dinner
17/kept border secure
18/ didn’t cause separation
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State #AttorneysGeneral are holding the line for democracy in the courts.

3 attorney general seats are up in #Elections2019:
KY LA MS

10 in #Elections2020:
MO MT NC OR PA UT VT WA WV

THREAD of current Democratic Candidates for #AG #DemCast
There are 26 Democratic & 24 GOP #AttorneysGeneral.
@DemocraticAGs took cue from red states that regularly sued Obama administration & started challenging Trump administration in court the 1st month he took office
There have been 87 multi-state legal actions since then.

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One of the very important court cases being fought by @DemocraticAGs was filed by GOP #AttorneysGeneral and jeopardizes the healthcare for over 130 million Americans. #ProtectOurCare
GOP states who are on lawsuit: TX AL AR AZ FL GA IN* KS LA* MO* NE ND SC SD TN UT* WV*

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1/9 I have purchased a car very recently. So, I went through the usual motions of a large and involved purchase at the time of my decision. This might also give you an insight into the auto sector slowdown #AutoSector #SlowDown #Economyslowdown #economy
2/9 Clean fuel vehicles are coming: Hydrogen fuel cell, & #ElectricVehicles (#BEV & #PHEV) are coming sooner than we thought. Govt envisions an electric mobility future for us & is taking a lot of steps to push EVs under #FAME2 scheme. To reduce pollution & fuel import bill.
3/9 If I buy a regular petrol/diesel car, it may get obsolete sooner than I imagined. Eg: NCR banned 10yr old #diesel vehicles to improve air quality, push towards electric. All this affects resale value of the #cars. Hence, I considered pushing the life of my current car
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Democrats need to flip 2 of 40 Senate seats in #VAElections2019 to #TakeTheMajority
Virginia will be a bellwether for #Elections2020
(House of Delegates need 2 of 100 seats)
Register by October 15: elections.virginia.gov/voter-outreach

#FlipVABlue #TakeTheMajority2019
THREAD of Dem Candidates
All 40 Virginia State Senate Seats are up in #Elections2019
(And all 100 House seats)
Want to add to these 15 Incumbent Democrats & help #TakeTheMajority and #FlipVABlue?
Check out @VADems campaign #TakeTheMajority2019 #Fightfor51 vademocrats.org/news/virginia-…
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This new appointment made by @SPNigeria @SenatorLawan is a very good one o......So Festus Adedayo @fesadedayo will now be singing praise and worship for the same APC he's been abusing since 2015🤣
Festus will now be LAUGHING when he sees the same Buhari😜
punchng.com/lawan-appoints…
"This writer is of the view that Tinubu’s political flesh is being prepared for a political barbecue by a Machiavellian General who, though taciturn and weak, scores high rating in mauling his opponents" @fesadedayo PA to @SPNigeria @SenatorLawan 🤣🤣🤣🤣
"The statement read, “The appointments were made based on merit, experience, track record and competency of Aji and Adedayo.
“They are needed by the Senate President in executing his planned legislative agenda.”.......@fesadedayo is HIGHLY EXPERIENCE in abusing APC & PMB🤣🤣🤣
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My last set of tweets (hopefully) on #Elections2019 about what (according to me) makes the Modi wave unstoppable, what next and what the opposition needs to learn
Some of my views are in this thread in detail so will try to just summarize these and add a few more things not covered earlier

1. What works for Modi

- Pseudo liberal belief about RW that they vote for Modi because they are 'Hindutva' waadis who only care about Ram Mandir is nonsense. Yes there are people who vote for Modi who want Ram Mandir to be built but there is also a large set that doesn't care
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So you're thinking about voting in the #EuropeanElection2019 ?

You know you want to vote for a pro-Remain party, but you're not sure which one...

Here's a guide to the best tactical voting strategy in each area. Aim: maximise the likelihood of pro-Remain parties winning MEPs.
Whoever you end up voting for, the key thing is to go and vote! And if you can persuade friends, colleagues and family to vote too, that's even better...
#EUelections2019 #EuropeanElection2019 #StopBrexit #Elections2019
By the way, if you'd like to understand why I made each of the recommendations I did, I've explained my choices for the different regions of the UK in the detailed version of my tactical voting guide, which you can get as a PDF from the link below...
drive.google.com/file/d/1PAtu1S…
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Know an army of 2004 fans out there. They are hoping for a resurrection like 2004. Tough life being a faithful.

2004 was easy picking. 2019 seems to be a Royal pickling.
2004 had no counter narratives from the people. It was fought between politicians. 1/5 #Elections2019
Social media did not exist. No counter narratives. BJP ran history’s most boastful campaign. Two men, Advani&Mahajan thought they had won before it began. And, most importantly, media like NDTV were puppies. To them, PM was Pramod Mahajan. Barkha & Rajdeep were at PM’s feet. 2/5
The congress fought with its back to the wall. It was a spirited battle. The leader knew her weaknesses. She underplayed herself. Her political Hand was placed on he people’s conscience. She did not indulge in hyperbole. Spoke from a script with facts. Think of Rahul now. 3/5
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As we approach #resultsday, a thread of our coverage of the #LokSabhaElections2019:
Dharmendra Pradhan may be the BJP’s money man in Odisha but his rising star could cost the party

@SagarChoudhary_ reports: bit.ly/30zedZ4
#LokSabhaElections2019
Election Commission lies in affidavit before SC in VVPAT case filed by opposition parties.

@rag_ps reports: bit.ly/2Wa7XrD
#LokSabhaElections2019 #ElectionCommission
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Is it true that Yuva Vahini and BJP-RSS cadre is campaigning AGAINST @myogiadityanath across UP?

RSS ordered? Fixing by Shah-Doval duo? (Like they did with @nitin_gadkari?) Or is it a Congi plot? 🤔

@rohini_sgh
There are WhatsApp videos & messages floated around by IT cell in UP accusing @myogiadityanath of betraying Ram Lalla!

Who is behind this sustained campaign?

I think this is another attempt by Shah-Doval duo to "fix" a potential candidate for PM. Just like with Gadkari!
In case he loses #Elections2019, is it possible Modi is manouvering to replace @myogiadityanath as UP CM?

Fort Gujarat is secure. In case they lose Delhi, withdraw forces to a fortress UP closer to the capital and live to fight another day?

Is that the game being played?
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Whilst we are up in arms about the possibility of voters voting more than once & other frustrations with yesterday's election, here's a smallernyana thread about some of the issues.
@kayafm95dot9
#SAElections2019 #Elections2019 @IECSouthAfrica
@sthembete is the authority on such
Some people are alleged to have voted more than once. This is due to the fact that the IEC system has a couple of loopholes that are quite frankly unacceptable. Firstly, the key issue underpinning the integrity of the system is that one can only vote once. That's the fair way.
To ensure this, the IEC has a duty 2 create systems that can immediately reject repeat voters. This ideally should be through a centralized system that updates immediately when I cast a vote. No such system currently exists. Rather the IEC has ancient systems prone to be bypassed
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First tweet (not posted by a political handle or advertisments) in our data collection with #loksabhaelections2019! First tweet with inked status! #Elections2019 #SocialMedia #VotingRound2 #IndiaElections2019 #ProfGiri #Research #TNElection2019 #OruviralPuratchi
From 0700 - 0830, we have 20,019 tweets (original, retweets, quotes). Around 9,075 unique users posted these tweets with 2,200 users posting original tweets. Most popular hashtags: #LokSabhaElections2019 14774, #TNElection2019 6153, #Elections2019, 3165, #Ajith 2342, #Thala 2186
Most active users with their number of tweets (original, retweets, quotes) posted,
('@RanjanaSiroha', 76),
('@ThalaDhas', 70),
('@Ebinson18', 64),
('@PsYcho_bwy', 61),
('@Thala15111', 59)
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நமது தேசத்தின் காவலர் பிரதமர் மோடி

- தேனியில் தேர்தல் பிரசார பொதுக்கூட்டத்தில் ஓபிஎஸ் பேச்சு #ElectionsWithPT #Elections2019
நரேந்திர மோடி மீண்டும் பிரதமராக வேண்டும் என நாடே எதிர்பார்க்கிறது

- தேனியில் தேர்தல் பிரசார பொதுக்கூட்டத்தில் முதல்வர் பழனிசாமி பேச்சு #ElectionsWithPT #Elections2019 @CMOTamilNadu
நாளை நமதே; நாற்பதும் நமதே!

- தேனியில் பிரதமர் மோடி வாக்கு சேகரிப்பு #ElectionsWithPT #Elections2019 @PMOIndia
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so we Filipinos have to suffer the inefficiencies of transpo, power, water, telco among other everyday. So here is a thread on how public services/utilites can be improved in this country #meralco #globe #brownout #manilawater #passPSAamendments
nakakainis na diba? lalo na kung taxpayer ka! so here is a solution which has been in the works for years now but some people choose to sit on it especially elections
how do we solve this? one way is to amend the Public Service Act or the 83-year old Commonwealth Act 146. passed in 1936, few years after JPEnrile was born. Anyways, this is the mother law of laws governing public utilities/service.
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Electoral Bonds
CJI : When the bank is issuing electoral bonds, is the identity of the purchaser available to the bank.

AG: Yes, on account of KYC.
CJI asking if there is any representative of any bank in court

AG: There is an official from Finance Ministry.

CJI: Please instruct AG on the details we need clarification on.

Judges discussing among themselves
#ElectoralBonds
CJI: When the bank issues a electoral bond, does the bank have details on which bond was issued to x and which bond was issued to y.
#ElectoralBonds
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#ElectoralBonds: Attorney General KK Venugopal resumes his submissions.

#SupremeCourt
#ElectoralBonds: AG KK Venugopal stresses on two aspects.

1. Electoral bonds was introduced for elimination of black money
2. Matter of policy and no govt can be faulted for trying to do it.

#SupremeCourt
#ElectoralBonds: A very lengthy discussion between the judges on the Bench, more than 10 minutes now.

#SupremeCourt
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#Election2019 will be like no other.
Lutyens Elite have never felt so threatened, as now.
They’ve come on to the battlefield to fight the bitter fight, deceit, treachery, claw, bite, whatever it takes to protect their islands of privilege.

This thread on the Existential War…
In 2006 a senior much known bureaucrat from a long lineage of bureaucrats, with a few books to his credit, surrounded by a fawning audience had declared that there was no country as wonderful as India.
The reasons he put forth had nothing to do with the country’s culture, diversity, history, art, architecture, cuisine but were chillingly cynical as was the grating laughter all round …& have remained with me all these years.
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Various Indian news orgs running dedicated pages/ newsletters for #Elections2019
Send me links 🙏
Some here:

1-#PollVault newsletter from @thewire_in thewire.in/tag/poll-vault
Sadak Se Sansad video series
Other elex stories thewire.in/tag/elections-…
2. The Modi Years from @scroll_in scroll.in/topic/56166/th… They also have an Election Fix newsletter. Contact @RohanV @KarnikaKohli

3. Elections on the Go from @firstpost. 60 reporters across states for 100 days firstpost.com/tag/electionso…
4. My543 from @ThePrintIndia theprint.in/my543-lok-sabh…

What else? Pls link me!
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#TommyRobinson 's verdict on his case against #Cambridgeshire police at the #Peterborough court, is showing to the world the British system is totally corrupt. Watch here : 👉⏩ 👈⏪

#TommyFightBack #TommyTrial #FreeSpeech #freepress
#Cambridge
#TommyRobinson challenges a #Belgium 🇧🇪 newspaper 🗞 for lying about him, for calling him a m*slims hater, which he is not. They repeat the lies spread by the #UK #MSM #FakeNews

Watch 👉⏩ ⏪👈

#FreeSpeech #freepress #policeState #Fascism #TommyFightBack
The #MSM #FakeNews media ambushed #TommyRobinson, trying to make the public believe he was linked to the #Christchurch massacre, although the murderer does not mention Tommy whatsoever and Tommy is against terrorism. 🔴⏩ ⏪🔴
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