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Huge voter turnout expected despite virus, political rancor

The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the U.S., persuading record numbers of Americans to cast their ballots early, forcing states to make changes to long-established election procedures and leading to hundreds of lawsuits over how votes will be cast and which ballots will be counted.

Live Blog: Election Day 2020

The Spokesman-Review's Election Day 2020 Live Blog will be tracking local, regional and national updates throughout Tuesday.

Your guide to Election Night

Electoral votes and swing states and poll numbers and turnout and absentee ballots ... it’s all so very much to take in every four years. One big thing to know: It’s quite possible we won’t know the winner on Election Night.

in 2020 finale, Trump combative, Biden on offense

President Donald Trump cast doubt in advance on Tuesday's election results, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden pushed ahead on offense on the final full day of campaigning ahead of an election conclusion that could have consequences for the U.S. for years to come.

Lawyers on standby if cloudy election outcome heads to court

Democratic and Republican lawyers already have gone to court over these issues in the run-up to Tuesday's election. But the legal fights could take on new urgency, not to mention added vitriol, if a narrow margin in a battleground state is the difference between another four years for President Donald Trump or a Joe Biden administration.

GOP tries to save its Senate majority, with or without Trump

Senate Republicans are fighting to save their majority, a final election push against the onslaught of challengers in states once off limits to Democrats but now hotbeds of a potential backlash to President Donald Trump and his allies on Capitol Hill.

Live Video: Washington Post’s live-stream programming of Election Night 2020

The Washington Post’s Libby Casey is anchoring primetime coverage on Nov. 3 as voters cast their votes across the United States. Throughout the night, the Post will carry speeches live with reporters providing updates from key states including Arizona, Delaware, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

Biden marks Iowa rise from caucus collapse to fall contender

President Donald Trump dangled a promise to get a weary, fearful nation “back to normal” on Friday as he looked to campaign past the political damage of the devastating pandemic. It was a tantalizingly rosy pitch in sharp contrast to Democratic rival Joe Biden, who pledged to level with America about tough days still ahead after Tuesday’s election.

Texas early voting exceeds total of all 2016 ballots

 Texans have already cast more ballots in the presidential election than they did during all of 2016 — an unprecedented surge of early voting in a state that was once the country's most reliably Republican, but may now be drifting toward battleground status.

Election emerges as referendum on race relations in America

An unprecedented convergence of three crises that disproportionately affect people of color — the coronavirus pandemic, joblessness and police brutality — has led many to believe this presidential election is a referendum on race relations in America.