Should all states offer mail-in voting for elections? | The Tylt

Should all states offer mail-in voting for elections?

The coronavirus outbreak in the United States is coinciding with a presidential election, making the already complex process even more complicated. Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited under most COVID-19 prevention guidelines, making traditional polling stations unfeasible and potentially deadly. Public health experts argue continuing the election like normal will place people at risk—the U.S. should look to an alternative like mail-in voting instead. However, others argue that in-person voting is a fundamental American tradition, and instead, officials should figure out a process to make that safe for voters. 

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Many states like California already have mail-in voting and it works. It's been shown to increase Democratic participation, creates an auditable paper trail, and will be safer than in-person voting during an epidemic. 

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Voting in person under the current conditions is dangerous. Because there are not enough volunteer workers, there will be fewer sites open, meaning a higher density of people per site. With a virus as infectious at the coronavirus, that is a recipe for disaster. This is not limited to Milwaukee—this problem will be replicated across the United States.

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Despite a lack of evidence of voter fraud, President Trump's supporters argue that mail-in voting would create the conditions that could enable widespread voter fraud. 

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Should all states offer mail-in voting for elections?
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