Tag: 2020 election

Dear Editor: President Martin Van Buren was rudely nicknamed “His Rotundency” by his detractors because of his ample waist. Likewise, John Tyler was derisively referred to as “His Accidency,” upon his ascendance to the presidency following William Henry Harrison’s death after just 30 days in office. If, on January 20, Joe Biden...
Dear Editor: Among the many questionable claims in this op-ed (“President in an Orange Jumpsuit,” Nov. 20), this one stands out. Nixon “impeded Vietnam peace talks” to get re-elected. How would that help him get elected? Leftist protesters encouraged our enemies to delay peace. Just as leftist protesters encourage our enemies...
(This letter was received prior to the election, but not in time to run before Nov. 3. The author confirmed she still wanted it published.) Dear Editor: This is regarding the Oct. 16 “Firing of Trump” letter. By the authority vested in me by a lot of U.S. citizens, I hereby rehire...
By Carol Vaughn — With the presidential election not yet determined at the national level Tuesday night, Accomack voters chose Donald Trump over Joe Biden, 8,822 votes to 6,824 votes, according to unofficial results. The election night results include the central absentee precinct, but some absentee ballots were still being tallied...
By Carol Vaughn — The last day to vote early in person in Virginia is Saturday, Oct. 31, and thousands of Eastern Shore voters already have cast their ballots, either by mail or in person at the voter registrar offices in Eastville and Accomac. As of Oct. 25, 7,111 voters in...