Concern Over Reliability of Mail-In Voting Crosses Party Lines
According to Pew Research, mail-in voting is a non-partisan concern.
The majority of Trump supporters across the board do not favor vote by mail, according to Pew's poll. While for Biden Supporters, it varies greatly depending on what state their voting in. Oregon, Washington, and Colorado already conduct their elections almost entirely by mail. So, voters there, report overwhelming confidence in the system. However, Biden supporters in states where its historically harder to vote by mail, like West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee, showed the least confidence of all in its reliability.
The first ballots are being cast in Philadelphia where 7 sites across the city are conducting ‘satellite in-person mail-in voting centers.' NBC News' Maura Barrett explains how voting this way expedites the process of mail-in voting for the 2020 election. Aired on 9/29/2020. Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss President Trump's pandemic response, the next phase of coronavirus relief, and why he believes mail-in voting is safe despite an error on some ballots in his home state that he says is being fixed. NBC's Vaughn Hillyard reports from a warehouse in Maricopa County, Ariz. that is receiving and processing thousands of mail-in ballots for the 2020 election every day. Aired on 10/21/2020.
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