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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub
FEC Commissioner, 3-time Chair, ethics/election lawyer, mom, wife, dog lover, musical & mystery buff, still a New Yorker at heart
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub 8h
Sound advice. ⬇️ We’re down to the wire and we want every vote to count. . Vote in person. Use a drop box or drop your ballot at the board of elections. But please !
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Rep. Katie Porter 11h
Replying to @EllenLWeintraub
Yesterday, FEC Commissioner and I discussed when we might find out the election results and what that means for our democracy. Find her full answer at 24:03 ⬇️
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub 11h
$14 billion. I’ve been monitoring money in politics for a long time. Never seen anything like this.
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub 12h
It's about time! With the exception of a few weeks in June, has been without a quorum since Sept. 2019. Haven't had all 6 seats filled since Mar. 2017. We have more than 400 cases total, more than 200 await decisions. Still needed: formal noms, hearing, and confirmation.
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub 13h
Just six days until Nov. 3, the last day ballots can be cast! Dr. Jonas Salk, who developed the first polio vaccine – and chose not to patent it – was born OTD in 1914. You still have time to ! At this point, best to vote in person or by drop box. But .
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Ben Hovland 20h
6 days until ! Looks like a great week to ! Help limit Election Day congestion by voting ASAP. Check with your local election official for hours and locations. Choose your state in the drop down for more info:
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Rep. Katie Porter Oct 27
I'm LIVE with with Federal Election Commissioner to discuss how we get foreign and special interests out of our elections and put that power back in the hands of real people. Watch ⬇️
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
Here's what happens on Election Night: 'Winners' are called *only by the media* based on estimates and projections. It takes weeks for the states to declare official winners. This is proper, nice, appropriate, and it's what happens in *every* state, in *every* election.
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
An election is not a reality show with a big reveal at the end. All we get on Election Night are projections from TV networks. We *never* have official results on Election Night. Counting ballots – all of 'em – is the appropriate, proper, and very legal way to determine who won.
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Ben Hovland Oct 27
Election Night results are always unofficial. Not just this year — every year. It takes time for election officials to count Americans’ votes fairly and accurately. Accuracy > speed. has a list of each state’s laws governing the vote count here:
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
An election is not a reality show with a big reveal at the end. All we get on Election Night are projections from TV networks. We *never* have official results on Election Night. Counting ballots – all of 'em – is the appropriate, proper, and very legal way to determine who won.
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
Replying to @ktumulty @algore
And yet you look exactly the same!
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
Here's what happens on Election Night: 'Winners' are called *only by the media* based on estimates and projections. It takes weeks for the states to declare official winners. This is proper, nice, appropriate, and it's what happens in *every* state, in *every* election.
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
Starts soon at 6pm Eastern Time, 3pm Pacific!
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Aaron Scherb Oct 27
Great event this evening with & tonight!
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Patricia Sawin Oct 27
6 pm Eastern time for fans of and/or
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
Looking forward to it!
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
One week 'til Nov. 3, the last day ballots can be cast! On TR’s 162nd birthday, let’s remember his wisdom on corporate campaign finance – all of which was tossed aside by . And! ! Vote in person or by drop box if you can. By mail if you must. But .
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Ellen L 😷 Weintraub Oct 27
🐿🎃🗳 Sage and timely advice from the Chairman of the United States Election Assistance Commission () on why to :
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Privitar Oct 26
Lots of great insights about , , , & in the , with experts (), (), and (). Don't miss this compelling conversation. Watch now:
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