President Woodrow Wilson was lukewarm towards suffrage but won re-election. This led suffragists to increase activism in view of the 1920 elections.
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The coronavirus is having varying impact on elections. One way this is happening is that it is making voter registration more difficult ahead of 2020 polls.
The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered campuses from coast to coast threatening the long-anticipated momentum of students in the 2020 elections.
Threats to voting infrastructure have been core concern since 2020. Amid coronavirus, experts are still more and more in favour of a return to paper ballots
Coronavirus may significantly modify voting methods and it is possible that these changes will not be restricted to the 2020 elections.
Voting by mail in the November presidential election remains a possibility as long as coronavirus continues making in-person voting virtually impossible.
Election officials in states with restrictive absentee requirements are looking for ways to allow as many voters as possible to use absentee ballots.
The Coronavirus Relief Bill contains a $400 million package to safeguard elections. However, Officials and advocates say it is far less than needed.
Vote by mail has gained momentum since the coronavirus outbreak worsened. However, implementing it is not fast, easy or cheap.
The Coronavirus Relief Bill is under consideration in the Senate. It sets aside $400million to protect upcoming elections against the pandemic threat.
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