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In a speech on Thursday, Trump raised new questions about the issue, saying first: "I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election if I win," and then adding: "Of course I would accept a clear election result, but I ...
In fact, when it became clear what the result would be, Gore followed the precedent of hundreds of years' worth of elections, as he peacefully accepted the outcome of the vote. As he explained in his concession speech, that was what patriotism required:.

Gore did not "refuse to accept the result on election day" in 2000, nor did he try "to overturn the result of the 2000 election" when he availed himself of the legal apparatus offered to candidates in especially close elections. Here's what happened ...
And those are often close elections, where, once the results are in, they seem uncertain, and so you have a variety of appeals.
Pundits, journalists, campaign hands and others spend an awesome amount of time during election season trying to work out what factors will swing the vote one way or another.

Donald Trump's campaign sent two versions of the Republican nominee's puckish vow to accept the results of the Nov. 8 presidential election - but only if he wins. In the first version, which Trump delivered during a speech in Delaware County, Ohio, he ...
"We are fortunate to live in a country where the voters decide our elections, the voters decide who wins, who loses, period, end of story.
"I will tell you at the time," he said. "I'll keep you in suspense, okay?" This is how Donald Trump answered a question at the third debate about whether the election would be rigged and if he'd accept the outcome if he lost. "That's horrifying ...
Still, McCain did cite "irregularities" in previous elections - but said they have never actually altered the outcome.
Even Paul LePage, the controversial governor of Maine who has drawn comparisons to Donald Trump for his loud rhetoric and habit of disparaging the press, is harping on the Republican nominee for his refusal to commit to conceding if he loses the ...
Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump has told his supporters that he would accept the results of the US elections next month if he wins.
Kremlin-backed news outlets such as RT, sometimes citing other media, reported Thursday that representatives of Russia's Central elections Commission had talked to the State Department about sending a delegation to watch the U.S. polls on Nov. 8.
Donald Trump now says he will accept the election results - if he wins. His comments caused an uproar among some Republicans as well as Democrats.
Donald J. Trump insisted on Thursday that he would not cede the right to contest the outcome of the presidential election, even as Democrats and Republicans expressed concern that his position threatened to upend America's tradition of peaceful power ...
It has been described as one of the most contentious, tawdry and angry presidential elections in history. And it's taking a toll on our mental health.
Donald Trump's big speech on Thursday bore the clear mark of Steve Bannon, his campaign's CEO, and Breitbart News, the right-wing outlet of which Bannon ...
On election Day, don't think about yourself. Think about children when you cast your vote. By Dipesh Navsaria in the Madison capital Times.
While stressing that elections must happen soon to give Haiti a legitimate government to handle reconstruction in the aftermath of Matthew, some in the international community had been pushing for a new election date at the end of November or in early ...
Ken Bone learns about election cycle scrutiny the hard way. You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.
A representative for Slim, however, said that the Mexican billionaire doesn't have any interest in influencing the election. Trump also lashed out at Times reporters and said, "they're not journalists," but instead "corporate Lobbyists for Carlos Slim ...
Those are just some of the challenges that could disrupt voting across the country through Election Day. While most elections have their share of glitches, experts worry conditions are ripe this year for trouble at the nation's polling places. This is ...
Two more women have come forward to accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault, in the latest such allegations against the embattled Republican nominee.
"It is likely that the uncertainty surrounding the presidential election had a negative impact, especially among lower income consumers, and without that added uncertainty, the confidence measures may not have weakened," wrote Richard Curtin, chief ...
The presidential election may be polarizing, but the outcome may not be as disruptive as some people fear, JPMorgan strategist Gabriela Santos says.
The American Psychological Association has released some preliminary data from its upcoming annual "Stress in America" report, on the nation's level of anxiety specifically around this election. Around half of people surveyed (52 percent) say the ...
Want these election updates emailed to you right when they're published? Sign up here. Donald Trump hasn't had a lot of good .... Those voters are often torn in their presidential vote in this and in other elections. So while Clinton would be highly ...
"We want to be able to organize elections in all regions for all citizens, especially at the presidential level," Berlanger told a news conference on Friday, according to the wire service.
These should give a good indication of who has won that state, although as we have seen in recent UK elections, they are not to be relied upon.
We use Cook Political Report's ratings for current and past elections to create our priors. The values for our 2016 priors are based on an analysis of state-level Cook presidential race ratings issued in July or August of the election years 2004 ...
Critics of that ruling will now fear that the modern trajectory of US democracy - in which elections are increasingly decided on the strength of a candidate's ability to attract big money - will continue and deepen.
Updated on October 3 at 1:00 p.m. EST. NEWS BRIEF The Palestinian Supreme Court announced Monday municipal elections will be held exclusively in the West Bank, reversing expectations the election would take place throughout the Palestinian ...
education is rarely mentioned on the 2016 campaign trail. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump might be making a huge mistake not talking it up.
... just one of the many challenges facing the election: Lack of preparedness, lack of trust, a bloated field of candidates for the two houses of parliament, how to fulfill the women's quota and a budget shortage are other key stumbling blocks to ...
Political statistician Nate Silver said over the weekend that, with Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson polling at 24 percent in his home state of New Mexico, it is "plausible" the election could end in a deadlock. According to Silver, who ...
As James Carville pointed out in the 1992 presidential campaign, voters are attuned to their own economic realities when they consider which candidate they'd prefer in the White House.
Palestinian government Postpones elections Until Further Notice. After top Palestinian court rules to exclude Gaza from local elections due to Hamas' refusal to allow Fatah to run in Strip, government one-ups election committee's recommendation to hold ...
Gas prices are lower than they were in the last two elections, and the president's job approval ratings are above 50%. And while there are still thousands of US troops deployed across the world, not least in Afghanistan, combat deaths are a fraction of ...
Reed, as probate judge, is the county's top election official, overseeing federal, state and local elections. Parker will also be involved in voter outreach efforts and encouraging voter participation.
As you can see in the PollTracker trend chart going back through July, Clinton is currently at her highest average of the election season, apparently consolidating the center-left coalition as Trump falters. (See the full trend chart going back to the ...
A lot can change between now and election day. The New York Times has worked out that, 40 days before previous elections, a simple polling average has differed from the final result by about four percentage points. So, with the polls being so close, ...
"In this election, it is about making a choice between two very different candidates with very different visions for our nation.
Stop reading the news and take up Yoga. That's what some therapists in the United States are telling patients stressed out by a nasty presidential campaign in which two unpopular candidates are in a tight race for the most powerful office in the world.
Can Donald Trump put a week-to-forget firmly in the rearview mirror as he holds two rallies in the election battleground of Colorado?
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The two by-elections come on the heels of intensifying speculation that Abe may dissolve the Lower House for a snap election as early as January. In a break with tradition, the ruling Liberal Democratic party announced last week that it will hold its ...


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