The Coronavirus Relief Bill contains a $400 million package to safeguard elections. However, Officials and advocates say it is far less than needed.
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The Coronavirus Relief Bill is under consideration in the Senate. It sets aside $400million to protect upcoming elections against the pandemic threat.
Democrats are arguing that for the November elections to run smoothly, the new economic stimulus package must contain funds for mail-in and absentee-voting.
Senators Amy Klobuchar and Chris Coons have asked House leaders to incorporate election security in new coronavirus funding package.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic many American voters prefer mail-in voting. Democrats have introduced a bill in Congress to promote this election method.
Illinois is one of three states that went on with Primaries Tuesday. However, the scenes experienced by voters in Chicago were chaotic.
The call for expanded by-mail and early voting due to Coronavirus outbreak is not new. Two D-Senators, Klobuchar and Wyden joined this call Monday.
Ohio was among four states going ahead with Tuesday’s primaries despite COVID-19 spread. After intense wrangling, it has postponed just hours before polls.
Georgia, Louisiana postponed primaries over coronavirus concerns. However, four other states, Arizona, Florida, Ohio and Illinois say voters can turn out.
Congress is holding election security briefings. Trump thinks people shouldn’t expect much from them simply because Adam Schiff is the organiser.