Voting By Mail Brings New Challenges In The Coronavirus Election Year

Regardless of what the courts say, the logistics of allowing anyone who wants to vote by mail to do so are daunting.

By Andrew Schneider April 24, 2020 1:50 pm, , , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Last week, a Texas judge ruled that any voter afraid of contracting COVID-19 could request a mail-in ballot. If that ruling is upheld, the state’s roughly 16 million registered voters would all be eligible to vote by mail.

There are less than 200 days remaining until Election Day. A little more than 80 days remain before the rescheduled Texas primary runoff.

Now the question remains: Would there be enough time to figure out a way to allow what could be millions of votes to be cast by mail?

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