Daily Archive: November 1, 2020

Will Trump win the 2020 election? He needs 11 million more votes against Biden than he got in 2016 against Clinton

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In George Floyd’s hometown, a season of protest ends at the polls By Reuters

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© Reuters. Texans turn out in massive numbers for early voting in Houston

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By Brad Brooks

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Dexter Faircloth stalked the streets of Houston’s Third Ward, the historic Black neighborhood where he was born and raised, shouting greetings and asking an urgent question.

“Y’all vote?! Did you?” Faircloth, 35, hollered repeatedly at people, who smiled when they recognized him as he canvassed the area last weekend.

Faircloth, a corporate trainer, says he has always been an advocate for his community. But that role became more urgent when his friend and Third Ward native, African-American George Floyd, died in May after a white Minneapolis police knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

The summer’s simmering anger and demands for justice that Floyd’s death ignited have transformed into huge voter turnout for Black Americans in some parts of the country. That is especially true of the Third

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