.Houston, TX, USA
Beto O’Rourke is a member of the Democratic Party. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BetoORourke)

  • Beto O'Rourke is a former member of US Congress
  • Gregg Abbott's approval ratings have plunged this year
  • Actor Matthew McConaughey is also a person of interest in the Texas election

.Boulder, CO, USA
he ceremony was attended by family and friends in Boulder. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Jared Polis is married to first gentleman Marlon Reis
  • Rabbi Tirzah Firestone officiated the wedding
  • The two have been together for 18 years

.Sacramento, CA, USA
California Governor Gavin Newsom fended off a recall attempt (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Gavin Newsom will remain the governor of California
  • Newsom’s campaign sent out a four-word alert to Democrat voters in August
  • Larry Elder, a conservative-libertarian Black politician, was Newsom’s chief competition

.Sacramento, CA, USA
(Photo Credit: Twitter / @Gavin Newsom)

  • 45% of Californians agree with Gavin Newsom's COVID policies
  • 60% voters think getting vaccinated is a responsibilty, exit poll shows
  • "I’m feeling good, as long as we can get out that vote", Gavin Newsom said

.Miami, FL, USA
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Ron DeSantis denounced COVID mandates in US
  • The conference was held in Flordia's Miami-Dade County
  • DeSantis was accused of spreading anti-vaccine theories

.Detroit, MI, USA
James Craig would be Michigan's first Black governor if elected. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Detroit Police Chief James Craig announced his campaign for governor
  • Protesters hindered the progress of his kickoff event
  • Six other Republicans created campaign committees

.Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Bhupendra Patel arrived at Governor's residence on Sunday evening and will be sworn in on Monday. (Picture credits: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Bhupendra Patel arrived at the Governor's residence to meet Acharya Devvrat
  • Patel will be sworn in Monday
  • Patel was elected as the next CM of Gujarat a day after Vijay Rupani resigned

.San Leandro, CA, USA
US Vice President Kamala Harris flew to California on Wednesday morning. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The crowd at the rally consisted of volunteers and labour union members
  • US President Joe Biden is also scheduled to campaign with Newsom
  • Democrats hold a 2-to-1 registration edge over Republicans in California

.Sacramento, CA, USA
Voters will have the final say in the recall elections scheduled on Tuesday, 14th September. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Photos of the maskless dinner showed Newsom going against COVID protocols
  • A majority of voters would need to mark "yes" to oust Newsom
  • Voters would have a list of 46 replacement candidates

.Iowa City, IA, USA
The Iowa law contradicts CDC guidelines, which suggest that children and instructors in the classroom wear masks at all times. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Parents believe that the law puts their children's health in jeopardy 
  • They claim that it essentially excludes individuals from in-person learning
  • they will seek a temporary restraining order to prevent the statute from being enforced