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Pandemic sparks partisan brawl over voting by mail PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 09 April 2020 09:50

robin-vos-is-safe-to-vote"Republicans should fight very hard when it comes to state wide mail-in voting,” Trump said over Twitter on Wednesday. “Tremendous potential for voter fraud, and for whatever reason, doesn’t work out well for Republicans.”

WASHIINGTON, DC - The coronavirus outbreak has ignited a partisan battle over whether the U.S. should enact measures to make it easier to vote by mail in the fall election.

After a legal wrangle, Wisconsin controversially went forward with its primary election on Tuesday during what is likely to be one of the worst weeks of the pandemic, raising thorny questions about whether people were putting their health and lives on the line by leaving their homes to vote.

Some are warning that Wisconsin could be a harbinger for things to come on Nov. 4 if the coronavirus lingers or kicks back up in the fall, putting poll workers and voters at risk.

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Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2020 10:16
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