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Receipts for Uber rides made up 6% of all business travel transactions—more than any other vendor— last year, according to data on U.S. employers from expense management software company Certify. It was followed by Starbucks and Delta Airlines, each taking 4% of all transactions in 2016.

Other notable data about so-called "on-demand" services:

  • Uber makes up 52% of all ground transportation expenses, up from 40% a year ago.
  • Lyft now has 4% of all ground transportation expenses, up from 2% a year ago.
  • Taxi rides have been halved, down to 11%, from 20% a year ago.
  • Airbnb has doubled since 2014, now making up 0.27% of lodging expenses—still a tiny overall fraction.
  • But Craigslist is nearly twice as big, with 0.53% of all lodging transactions.
  • UberEats now makes up 6% of food delivery expenses.

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The big picture: The COVID-19 pandemic seems to already have an impact on how people cast their votes this election season. As many as 80 million Americans are expected to vote early, by mail or in person, Tom Bonier, CEO of TargetSmart, a Democratic political data firm, told Axios in August.

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Court battles shift mail-in voting deadlines in battleground states

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Michigan joins Pennsylvania in extending mail-in ballot deadlines by several days after the election, due to the coronavirus pandemic and expected delays in U.S. Postal Service.

The latest: Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens ruled that all ballots postmarked before Nov. 2 must be counted, so long as they arrive in the mail before election results are certified. Michigan will certify its general election results on Nov. 23.