"Usually by a couple of days into the counts you do have a clear idea of which candidate will win which states. This year it’s much more difficult to call because of the time it’s taking to get through some of these really quite substantial numbers of ballots, of postal votes especially, in some of the crucial states - so we don’t yet have either candidate at the magical 270 Electoral College votes needed for a win."
"For Donald Trump, this debate was probably the last chance to reenergize his campaign and try to swing the election, and in that he failed." Dr. Georg Löfflmann, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Warwick and expert on populist governments, gives his take on the second and final US Presidential debate of the 2020 election.
"Expect plenty of verbal fireworks and not a great deal of policy substance - it will no doubt be a spectacle but perhaps not the kind of debate that voters need so they can make an informed choice in this crucial election." Dr Trevor McCrisken previews this evening's final US Presidential debate.
Dr Trevor McCrisken comments on Donald Trump taking medication against public health advice and his ultimatum to the WHO.
"Whether Trump has anything resembling an actual strategy vis-à-vis Iran is highly doubtful." International Security expert Dr Georg Löfflmann comments on the escalating tensions between the US and Iran.