Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020

Politics

Singapore GE2020: What are the election rallies to catch online today?

SINGAPORE – No physical rallies are allowed with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, but the battle for Singaporeans’ votes continues online. Political parties have started their e-rallies. Here’s a summary of the key ones lined up each day. Follow our full coverage of GE2020.  Tuesday, June 30 8.45pm: SDP held its first online rally just hours after […]

Theresa May slams appointment of David Frost to senior security role

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The fuming ex-prime minister said David Frost had “no proven expertise” to take on a job so pivotal in keeping the country safe. Mr Frost replaces chief civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill, […]

Hickenlooper wins Democratic primary for key U.S. Senate seat in Colorado

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper shrugged off a series of campaign stumbles to win the state’s Democratic U.S. Senate nomination on Tuesday, beating a progressive challenger in a race vital to the party’s hopes of regaining Senate control in November. Hickenlooper’s victory sets up a high-profile Nov. 3 showdown with conservative Republican […]

Colorado statehouse incumbents lead challengers in Jeffco, Denver in early returns

Sitting state lawmakers in the Denver area are leading their primary challengers in early results Tuesday night. In the House District 22 race for the seat representing south Jefferson County, incumbent Rep. Colin Larson of Littleton had 56% of the vote compared to former Rep. Justin Everett’s 44% in the Republican primary just after polls […]

John Hickenlooper wins Colorado primary for key U.S. Senate seat

U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper overcame a rocky month to defeat Andrew Romanoff in a Democratic primary Tuesday night, setting the stage for a November faceoff with Sen. Cory Gardner. As of 7:35 p.m., Hickenlooper had 427,175 votes, or 60% of the total. Romanoff had accumulated 286,784 votes, 40%. Hickenlooper has been the front-runner since […]

Singapore GE2020: Tactical surprises signal keen contests as parties vie for votes

One would have thought an election campaign held in the midst of Covid-19 would be calmer. The run-up to GE2020 so far has been anything but that. The major parties had kept their cards close to their chest, leaving candidate introductions till after Parliament was dissolved and the Writ of Election issued. Restrictions on mass […]