"Absentee voting has the word absent in it for a reason. It means you're absent from the jurisdiction or unable to vote in person," she said in a statement. "President Trump is against the Democrat plan to politicize the coronavirus and expand mass mail-in voting without a reason, which has a high propensity for voter fraud. This is a simple distinction that the media fails to grasp." … [Read more...] about Trump could have voted in person in Florida this year but chose not to
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“I mean, they wait in line for a Georgetown Cupcake for an hour, to get a cupcake,” she told reporters at the White House Wednesday. “So, I think they can probably wait in line to do something as consequential and critical and constitutionally significant as cast their ballot.” … [Read more...] about Kellyanne Conway on voting by mail in 2018 midterms: ‘That’s called an absentee ballot’
“Black Floridians are far more likely to be caught up in the criminal justice system than their white counterparts and people make assumptions about how black people are going to vote,” said Sean Morales-Doyle, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, citing racial biases in the system that disproportionately affect black Americans. “That leads people to assume that this is going to benefit one party over the other. The fact is that the majority of people in Florida with felony convictions are white. And that there are surely hundreds of thousands of people who would vote Republican who are in this population.” … [Read more...] about Florida’s Felon Ruling Puts New Votes Up For Grabs
Ohio's Republican secretary of state, Frank LaRose, pleaded for “patience” from the public. “We’ve gotten accustomed to this idea that by the middle of the evening of election night, we’re going to know all the results," LaRose said Wednesday at a forum on voting hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center. “Election night reporting may take a little longer” this year, he warned. … [Read more...] about Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?
While each state runs its own process, those mail ballots can take longer to count. In some states, the ballots can be accepted several days after Election Day, as long as they are postmarked before polls closed. And while some states count the ballots as they come in, others — notably the critical battlegrounds of Michigan and Pennsylvania — have laws that forbid processing mail ballots until Election Day, guaranteeing the count will extend well past that night. … [Read more...] about Mail-In Voting Could Turn Election Day Into Election Week