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”.
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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.

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

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Jan. 7: COVID Data Dashboard

January 7, 2021

Vaccinations: U.S. Total
Doses Distributed    17,288,950
Doses Inoculated      5,306797
Doses Inventory    
1,982,153
Current Day Shots       470,328

Source: CDC   Updated: 1/6/2021
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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)

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

Currently Hospitalized
132,476
 Current level
> 7-day average 127,532