Voter registration activities play a crucial role in US democracy which includes sanitary measures for voters. This comes in handy during coronavirus.
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Covid-19 led to calls for expanded mail-in voting but there are hurdles. Suits are being filed across the US challenging these obstacles.
Under Trump’s leadership, the GOP has adopted an anti-mail-in voting rhetoric. GOP officials who want it find themselves in a tight corner.
Republicans and Democrats continue to disagree over vote-by-mail during coronavirus. Unlike the Democrats, Republicans have shown little support for it.
House Democrats have included $3.6 billion in election funding as part of the $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill they rolled out on Tuesday, The Hill.
The coronavirus has complicated the electoral landscape as America heads to polls in November. It has affected voter access in particular.
In 2000 Florida was at the heart of an electoral dispute that put Bush’s victory to question. Mail-in voting during coronavirus could trigger similar chaos.
Will states let all voters cast absentee ballots given concerns about the coronavirus? A question for the U.S. Supreme Court as November polls approach.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) has warned COVID-19 poses a threat to “free and fair elections” as time runs out to prepare for a crisis election.
Black Americans have traditionally preferred voting in person. The coronavirus threatens this tradition. There is a strong push for expanded vote-by-mail.