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Trump Has Voted by Mail. So Has His Family. And All of These Administration Officials.

President Trump has waged an all-out war on the concept of vote-by-mail—an attack that is particularly ironic since he and several high-profile members of his administration have taken advantage of mail-in ballots themselves.

When some Georgia voters endured a pandemic, pouring rain and massive waits earlier this month to cast their ballot, President Donald Trump and other Republicans blamed local Democrats for presiding over chaos. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Coronavirus Shows the Real and Urgent Need for a Fully Restored Voting Rights Act

The chaos surrounding voting in a pandemic is a manifestation of a landmark Supreme Court case that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

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Trump Attacks Mail-In Voting as His Poll Numbers Sag

There is zero evidence that vote-by-mail leads to widespread fraud. Even a commission convened by Trump himself found no real evidence of fraud before it was disbanded in 2018.