NBC News reported receiving a statement from medical experts who said they had a “high degree of confidence” that Trump was no longer contagious. Members of the public will be socially distanced and wear masks; they will also be required to complete a symptom questionnaire and have their temperature checked before entering.
Sources had said earlier CNN and the Washington post that Trump’s team may be in talks with NBC News about a dueling town hall event at the same time as Biden’s, at the time the debate was originally scheduled. According to CNN, Trump campaign staff members made veiled references to a town hall event Thursday night that would run across “multiple networks” – a possible reference to spinoff news stations from NBC, CNBC and MSNBC.
A source close to the NBC plans had said to To post that the network wanted to stagger the events so that viewers didn’t have to choose, but the event would have to start at the same time as Biden’s in Philly.
Your registration on the electoral rolls and your voting plan
If the idea of individual town halls does not appeal to you, you could spend Thursday checking your registration on the electoral roll. Many state deadlines have already passed, but others are still to come, depending on how you sign up.
You can also determine how you plan to vote this year. Do you want to vote by post? If so, will you return your ballot by mail or drop it off somewhere? Or will you be voting early in person? If so, do you know where your advance polling location is and when early voting begins and ends in your state? You can use the US Vote Foundation website to find a lot of information about voting in your area and how to contact your local election office with any questions.
COVID-19 has changed elections a lot, so make sure you have the latest information on voting in your area.
There is a lot more on the ballot this year than the presidency. Check if there is a major race for the Senate in your state, Where what’s going on in your residential neighborhood in the United States. Eleven states and two U.S. territories have governor elections this year, and 86 of the 99 legislative chambers of the states of our country have elections too much.
There are also tons of elections every year beyond the federal and state levels. Local elections are particularly important for issues such as policing and gentrification. Look for voter guides in your area or research the candidates and the issues you’ll vote on this year.
Editor’s Note: This story was originally published on October 13. It was updated on October 14 with details of Trump’s town hall on NBC News after it was confirmed.
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