Archive for January 7th, 2021

Carter-Baker Commission: “Building Confidence in U.S. Elections”

January 7, 2021

To quell tensions & suspicions, President-elect Biden should promise that he’ll convene another bipartisan Commission on Election Integrity… or better yet,  name another Special Counsel to investigate election “irregularities”.

Anybody remember Bush versus Gore?

There was understandable concern when Florida vote-counting labored on for more than a month after the election and Bush ended up winning by a couple of hundred votes when the SCOTUS ruled “no mas”.

Eventually, in 2005, a Commission on Election Reform was convened, led by former President Jimmy Carter and former GOP Secretary of State James Baker.


The Carter-Baker Commission Report  covered many of the election issues that have arisen in the 2020 election…


Jan. 7: COVID Data Dashboard

January 7, 2021

Vaccinations: U.S. Total
Doses Distributed    17,288,950
Doses Inoculated      5,306797
Doses Inventory    
Current Day Shots       470,328

Source: CDC   Updated: 1/6/2021

369,594 Deaths-to-Date

3,711 Daily New Deaths  (peak 3,474 Dec. 9)
> 7-day average 2,688      (peak 2,805 Dec. 23)


Confirmed Cases
241,445 New Cases
> 7-day average  209,516

Currently Hospitalized
 Current level
> 7-day average 127,532