Mail-in voting is a hot topic as the 2020 US presidential election nears. Due to the pandemic, more Americans may opt to vote by mail than in any other previous election. Anxious about the election result, Donald Trump is claiming that mail-in voting will lead to widespread fraud, and his legal team is hashing out various legal strategies to contest the eligibility of absentee ballots. Will an increase in mail-in voting automatically benefit Trump’s opponent and lead to widespread voter fraud? This informative Q&A by voting rights reporter Sam Levine tries to set the facts straight.
About the Author
Sam Levine is a voting rights reporter for The Guardian – a leading daily newspaper in the UK.