People have been voting by mail in the U.S. for close to a hundred years, but it's never been as big an issue as it is in the 2020 election. This is the start of a five-part animation series by The Associated Press, Election 2020 Facts (Sept. 21)
The 2020 presidential election will surely be a vote unlike the U.S. has ever seen before because of the coronavirus pandemic, a reckoning over racial injustice and massive unemployment. Amid this historic vote, the legitimacy of the election is being called into question. In the five-part video series "Election 2020 Facts," AP explains key topics that will be on the minds of many, from mail-in voting to voter suppression. (Oct 19) 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. Mail-in voting: America's scariest 2020 Halloween nightmare Mail-in votes will hit a record high due to the Covid crisis this year, and with close races in various states for the presidency the mail-in-ballot debate continues. Was the ballot received on time? Was the signature valid? Was the ballot solicited? Steve Forbes on the Supreme Court decision that could guarantee chaos when counting the votes next month.
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