Stories tagged: "mail-in voting"

Cartoon: The Great Myths of America

The facts around mail-in voting remain clear: Voter fraud is very rare and has never influenced a major election.

(COURIER illustration / Denzel Boyd)
Answered: How to Make Sure Your Mail-In Ballot Is Counted

In elections, 1% of rejected mail-in ballots can equal up to thousands of votes. Minimizing mistakes on your mail-in ballot could make a significant impact on the presidential race.

PA Mailed Ballots Can’t Be Discarded Over Signature, State Says

The Pennsylvania Dept. of State issued the new guidance in response to a lawsuit that said more than 26,000 mail-in ballots were not counted in the primary because of signatures.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Postmaster General Should ‘Resign, or Be Fired,’ Experts Testify in Congressional Hearing

Republican mega donor Louis DeJoy’s various dealings have also garnered criticism from members of his own political party.

Voter Advocates Sue Trump for Lying About Mail-In Voting

The lawsuit states that Trump's executive order is impeding on voters' rights to receive correct information about voting.

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The Postal Service’s Own Watchdog Says It Might Not Be Prepared for the Election

More than one million mail-in ballots were sent late to voters during the 2020 primary elections, according to a new United States Postal Service audit.

Voting by mail has been the norm in several states for years, but in 2020 it's expected to be a major method of voting (Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; Shutterstock/CL Shebley).
Answered: Your Most Frequent Questions About Voting by Mail

Voting by mail will be more popular than ever during the 2020 election. So we're detailing everything you need to know about how voting by mail works, who can do it, and what you should be aware of before casting your ballot.