Skip to comments.Voting in a pandemic: Officials sound alarm about November elections
Posted on 04/10/2020 6:29:18 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
The legal and political battles in Wisconsin, along with the gripping images of voters donning facial masks and gloves standing in hours-long, socially-distanced lines to cast ballots Tuesday, could be just a preview of what lies ahead, as states across the country anticipate the lingering impact of the pandemic on the presidential election in November.
Election officials from both parties are already sounding the alarm about the need for more resources to ensure health safety and expand alternatives to in-person and day-of voting. They also anticipate protracted partisan fights over what the general election could and should look like in the age of Coronavirus.
"We cannot let our Democracy be causality of the current health pandemic. We cannot wait until October to gear up for alternative methods to vote. We have to get ahead of it, we have to start now," said Alex Padilla, California's secretary of state. "There is an urgency here."
The concept of mail-in voting is at the forefront of the debate over how to proceed with November's election. Four states already conduct their general elections by mail, and Hawaii is set to become the fifth state to move entirely to vote-by-mail with elections this year. Another 28 states and Washington D.C. offer "no-excuse" absentee or mail voting, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Now, Democrats are pushing for it to be implemented nationwide. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Ron Wyden have introduced legislation to "ensure that voters in all states have 20 days of early in-person voting and no-excuse absentee vote-by-mail."
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Wear masks and lie about who you are.
If this thing isn’t over by November, there won’t be a reason to vote. We’ll be too busy foraging for food and trying to protect our gardens from invaders, lol!
All they have left is an attempt to steal the election, and this year that effort has to be significantly larger than all previous efforts to steal elections.
Any discussion about the Nov election and the pandemic is really just strategizing to steal the election for the Democrat who didn't campaign in the primary season and who has not yet been officially selected.
Pure Banana Republic stuff.
Are they using the same alarmists they use for the global warming propaganda?
Mail voting is the rat end game and if they get it we lose.
If you can go to the grocery store you can go vote.
Voting in person is no problem, There is a way.
Put EVERYONE on on Hydroxy-chloroquin prophylaxis dosage. ( 1 x 200 mg HCQ/day, 1 x 220 mg Zinc sulphate or other Zinc vitamin/day)We need our representatives running the country, not deep state plutocrats.And the people will have no worries about getting infected if they vote.
Otherwise China destroys our democracy.
Our future is being destroyed and forcing us into being a socialist nation.
Four people (and two with hyphenated surnames) wrote this load from the Media Party. I don’t think I’d trust these people much, lol.
Thanks, Lurker. Sanity in a sea of... Dem panic, I guess...
What is the primary benefit to keep public in mass-hysteria re: COVID-19?
Are you awake yet?
It will be over well before November but the media and democrats will be making the call.
Of course! And why “voting”?
This must be really important. It took 4 authors.
We can stand in lines at the grocery store but we can’t stand in a line to vote?
But that's exactly what the Democrat Party wants...
"We cannot wait until October to gear up for alternative methods to vote. We have to get ahead of it, we have to start now"
Don't tell me. Let me guess:
Online voting?Mail-in ballots?Psychics to divine the voters' intentions?
If Democrats are pushing for voting by mail it is only because it will benefit them.
This sounds like a perfect plan to eliminate Voting Machines, once and for all. Paper ballots!!
That, my friend, is when CW2 goes full auto.
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