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Tuesday, Nov. 3

Democracy is in action across the Bay Area. Elections officials described a peaceful and efficient day at the polls as Election Day 2020 has progressed smoothly in the Bay Area’s nine counties. Details here.

Gov. Newsom was asked whether he’d consider making the mail-in ballot for every voter a permanent part of California elections. His answer: not only should it be permanent, it should be nationwide. Check out the full story here.

For days we’ve been telling you about various businesses around the Bay Area that are temporarily shutting down and boarding up because of post-election concerns. What you may not know is that a local company is the brains behind much of that plywood. Read more here.

We’ve been talking about this for months, if not years and the time is finally here. NBC Bay Area’s Political Analyst Larry Gerston talks about President Trump’s and Joe Biden’s last push for Election Day votes. Details here.

Mary Fierros, a 100-year-old East San Jose resident has never skipped a presidential election. She was born a century ago; the same year that women were given the right to vote, and she has voted ever since Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House. Read her story here.

More Muslim Americans are running for political office in the Bay Area than ever before, with 17 candidates seeking election at the local, state and federal level. Here’s more.

Many things are at stake on this presidential election; stem cell research, property tax increases, criminal justice changes and much more. Here’s a breakdown of California’s 12 measures on the ballot.

Did you know that in California you can still register to vote at the polls? Here’s what you need to know. If you have questions about how to register, or how to track your ballot if you already voted, you can take a look here.

Turnout has been heavy during the early voting period as Californians cast ballots for president, the state Legislature, local offices and on a dozen statewide propositions. Here are five things to know about the Nov. 3 election.

People across the nation, including the Bay Area, will be anxiously waiting for the results of this presidential election. However, civil unrest is also expected as soon as results start rolling out. Therefore, many businesses have decided to board up their walls and windows in preparation for any demonstrations. Take a look.

Gov. Gavin Newsom was in Oakland this morning visiting the Warriors facility, which opened as a voting center for Election Day. Check it out:

Monday, Nov. 2

Election Day is around the corner and it will go on during a pandemic. Jackie Ward shows how San Francisco’s polling places are equipped with PPE for safe voting. Check out her story here.

So how secure is your mail-in ballot? Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock breaks it all down in this explainer.

With so many people voting early, some Bay Area counties are already starting to count ballots. More from Marianne Favro.

Voter turnout appears to be breaking records across the Bay Area and country, but many voters report a growing anxiety as Election Day approaches. Sergio Quintana has the story here.

Speaking of voting numbers. Check out these figures.

Dub the vote: Warriors coach Steve Kerr cast his ballot then spent some time over the weekend greeting people who visited the ballot drop-off location at the Chase Center. Check out the story here.

Voters in San Mateo County spent the weekend dropping off ballots and voting in person early ahead of Tuesday. More from Christie Smith here.

In Napa County, more than half of the county’s overall turnout of registered voters have already submitted their ballots. More here.

Meanwhile, some people are spending Election Eve boarding up their business ahead of possible civil unrest.

Jodi Hernandez also looks into how emotions are running high on election eve. View her report here.

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Source: NBC Bay Area

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