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NAACP Charlotte-Mecklenburg Branch president Corine Mack says to alleviate fears about voter intimidation and to ensure ballots are processed, NAACP members will accompany voters to the polls and will have a presence at many early voting sites.
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U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has continued to rake in campaign cash in the closing days of his bid for a fourth term, raising about $1 million a day for the first two weeks of October.
In swing states, where the margins of victory are likely to be close, rules that prohibit counting ballots before Election Day may mean it takes hours or days before a winner is declared.
The final debate showed candidates far apart on issues like health care, climate change and criminal justice. Trump tried to focus on alleged corruption, but the pandemic remains 2020's central issue.
The optics of voting are particularly important this year as millions more voters are expected to cast their ballots by mail and the president makes false claims about the integrity of mail voting.
South Carolina has already surpassed its record for the number of votes before Election Day. More than 600,000 people have either cast ballots in person or by mail. And there's still a week and a half left to go. WFAE's Lisa Worf talks with York County spokeswoman Beth Covington about how it's going.
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U.S. cases have been rising sharply since the middle of September, when the daily rate was hovering around 40,000 cases.
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