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1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (197 sites): Donald Trump | The Guardian: US election to have far fewer international observers than planned


Covid concerns and a lack of an invitation for Latin American observers reduce monitoring as US faces fears over fair vote

There will be far fewer international election observers than planned at this year’s fraught US presidential vote because of a combination of health concerns during the pandemic and the lack of an invitation from the state department for Latin American observers.

The electoral arm of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has had to scale down its ambitions because of Covid-related precautions and travel restrictions. It is sending 30 observers, instead of the 500 that had been recommended in view of the scale of concern about the US election.

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