House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a news conference May 21 on the 100th anniversary of the House of Representatives’ passage of the 19th Amendment.
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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.
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.
Advocacy for mail by voting during coronavirus is gaining more steam as 800 public health experts call on Congress to fund it.
The coronavirus has had a negative impact on voter registration. Democrats are set to lose out as a result. But they are not the only ones to make losses.
Due to coronavirus lawmakers are pushing for mail-in ballots ahead of 2020 polls. A battle has erupted over the future of the crippled U.S. Postal Service.
Low voter registration due to coronavirus is likely to affect sections of the electorate little favourable to the GOP but that could have high turnout.
Currently, all Supreme Court conservatives are Republican appointees and all liberals, Democratic. This could have bearing on 2020 electoral disputes.
Coronavirus outbreak has ignited a partisan battle over whether the U.S. should enact measures to make it easier to vote by mail [this fall], The Hill.