Adam Edelman9m ago / 7:13 PM UTCNew Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said on Wednesday that he was delaying the state’s primary elections to July 7 from June 2 due to the coronavirus pandemic. We want to preserve the possibility that improvements in the public health situation will allow for in-person voting. But, if we eventually have to make the move to a statewide, all-VBM election, which has never happened before, this extra time will make that task easier.— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) April 8, 2020 Murphy said that he would also consider making the July contests vote-by-mail only if the pandemic does not improve and that having “extra time” to prepare “will make that task easier.”Henry Austin2h ago / 5:22 PM UTCU.K. reports record number of deathsBritain reported a record number of deaths in hospitals on Wednesday, with a rise of 938 in one day taking the toll to at least 7,097, according to the country’s Department of Health. Although significantly bigger than the previous highest toll of 786, the U.K.’s Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser Prof. Dame Angela McLean insisted new cases are not “accelerating out of control.”News of the deaths came as the U.K.’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s

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