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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor primarily working on longform content. He joined Newsy full-time in 2012 and since has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel and Digital Trends, among others. He currently produces and edits the shows "What The Fact," a Politifact partnership, and "Up For Debate," an Intelligence Squared partnership.

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People stand in line to vote

Experts Say Record Early Voter Turnout In Texas Favors Joe Biden


Texas Surpasses 2016 Total Turnout Despite Stiff Voting Restrictions

Man puts ballots into counting machine.

Vote Smarter 2020: How Are Winners Projected Before Votes Are Counted?

Man inserts ballot into scanning machine

Vote Smarter 2020: What Happens If There's A Dispute Over A Ballot?

A large pile of mail-in ballots.
Don Ryan / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Why Does Counting Mail-In Ballots Take Longer?

Voter registration form.
Nam Y. Huh / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Register To Vote On Election Day?

American Airlines A321

American Airlines Pilot: Masks 'Widely Disregarded' In The Cockpit

Voting precinct in Missouri
Charlie Riedel / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Will Precincts Be Open On Election Day?

Nurse prepares experimental COVID-19 vaccine
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APSci/Health

Medical Experts Talk Distribution Of Possible COVID Vaccine

Man with early voting sign.
Nam Y. Huh / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Why Do Some States Vote Earlier Than Others?

An official provisional ballot
Mike Stewart / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: What Is A Provisional Ballot?

Bins of absentee ballots
Ted S. Warren / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: When Do States Start Counting Mail-In Ballots?

Charles Dharapak / APU.S.

Pentagon's Inspector General to Audit DOD's CARES Act Spending

Man votes using voting machine.

Vote Smarter 2020: Why Are Voting Laws Different In Each State?

A protester at a Trump campaign rally holds a Q sign.
AP Photo/Matt RourkePolitics

Spanish-Language Disinformation Targets Latino Voters, Spreading Fast

Poll workers inside Washington, D.C. precinct.

Vote Smarter 2020: Who's Allowed To Be Inside Polling Places?

A 2020 general election ballot.

Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Take A Picture Of Your Ballot?

AP ImagesPolitics

Disobey Military Orders? Law Group Offers Troops Advice Amid Election

People voting
Morry Gash / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Do You Need An ID To Vote?

A former felon stands next to voting sign.
Lynne Sladky / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Are Convicted Felons Allowed To Vote?

Mail-in ballot envelope

Vote Smarter 2020: Does Mail-In Voting Favor One Party Over The Other?

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in
Kevin Dietsch / Pool / APPolitics

Health Care Marks Day 1 Of Judge Barrett's Confirmation Hearings

People outside early voting polling place.
Michael Conroy / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Do You Need An Excuse To Vote Early In Person?

Voting precinct in Nevada.
John Locher / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Is Voting In Person Better Than Voting By Mail?

Voting stations
Charlie Riedel / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Get A Mail-In Ballot But Vote In Person?

A student has his temperature taken in Brooklyn, New York.

COVID-19 Cases Rise in Parts Of U.S. Ahead Of Winter Worries

Woman signs absentee ballot
Nevada Secretary of StatePolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Will You Be Notified If Mail-In Ballot Is Rejected?

President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon / APSci/Health

President Trump's Treatment Plan For COVID-19 Differs From Majority

Person puts ballot into drop box.

Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Turn In Someone Else's Completed Ballot?

President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon / APSci/Health

Pres. Trump And COVID-19: Could Treatments Impact Brain Function?