Pelosi, state Democrats are pushing for more funding to expand mail-in and absentee voting efforts in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
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16 States restrict access to voting by mail. In case the coronavirus pandemic persists to year’s end, this could have impact on voting in these states.
The nature of transmission of the coronavirus has left many Americans saying it would be unsafe to hold primary elections amid the pandemic.
To Trump, the vote-by-mail proposal in the original Democrat-backed House version of the coronavirus stimulus bill was detrimental to the Republican Party.
In 1970 a strike warranted the deployment of the National Guard to deliver mail. Once again, the USPS is in crisis mode due to the coronavirus.
President Woodrow Wilson was lukewarm towards suffrage but won re-election. This led suffragists to increase activism in view of the 1920 elections.
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.
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