Trump and his allies have consistently said mail-in voting is a recipe for fraud. But key experts describe a structure that would ensure the opposite.
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Mail-in voting is ideal for pandemic elections. GOP initial support for the voting method was weak but more and more of its members are supporting it.
Common Cause President Karen H. Flynn released a statement to address Republican policies on recent challenges including Russian bounties on US soldiers.
Covid-19 was the excuse for the closure of in-person polling in Native American reservations prompting Democrats to press AG Barr for clarification.
American democracy envisions ballot access but voting rights, especially African-American, remain gutted, requiring more activism for congress to act.
John Bolton wrote a tell-off from his time as Trump’s aide and now says he won’t vote for the president and hopes Trump has only one term in office.
Decisive steps are required to ensure successful vote-by-mail in November 2020. Experts have argued congress must act now for this to happen.
New voter sign-up drives have been undermined by the coronavirus. This is preventing voter registration, plunging it for both Democrats as Republicans.
Trump persists in discrediting vote-by-mail warranted by coronavirus. This has not stopped some GOP officials from pushing on with increasing mail-in voting
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.