“Mail-in ballot applications in Virginia tap into worries about fraud with faulty instructions”

WaPo: A voter registration group with a history of sending error-ridden mailers has again sown confusion in Virginia, this time tapping into concerns about mail-in ballots sparkedby President Trump’s repeated allegations — without evidence — of election fraud.The Washington-based Center for Voter Information, a nonprofit geared … Continue reading

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“NC must give voters a chance to fix mail-in ballots before they’re thrown out, judge rules” (Link to ruling)

News & Observer: Fears of coronavirus endangering voters in North Carolina this fall — or potentially lowering voter turnout — aren’t enough to force the state to change many of its elections laws, a federal judge has ruled.However, U.S. District … Continue reading

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“Mail-In Voting Is ‘Not Rampant Voter Fraud,’ Says Washington’s Top Election Official”

NPR: This past week, President Trump renewed his unsubstantiated claim that mail-in voting begets inaccurate or fraudulent results when he raised the prospect of delaying November’s election.“With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the … Continue reading

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“Trump keeps touting New Jersey fraud case to attack mail voting. Local leaders say he’s not telling the whole story.”

Rosalind Helderman for WaPo. White House officials said the president has railed privately about the New Jersey city’s election to his advisers. And conservative groups have launched their own efforts to spotlight the problems in Paterson, including Judicial Watch and … Continue reading

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Connecticut: “Election officials expect flood of absentee ballots for Aug. 11 primary and potential delays in reporting results; Republicans concerned about fraud”

Hartford Courant: “We have evidence of people who received absentee ballot applications who have been deceased for more than a decade,” Romano said, adding that the ballots are supposed to be sent only to active voters. “We found an example … Continue reading

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Trump Falsely Says Absentee Ballots Will Lead Election Results to Be Delayed for Months, Falsely Suggests 20 Percent Rate of Fraudulent Ballots, Falsely Draws Distinction Between Absentee and Mail-In Ballots

CNN: President Donald Trump has railed against “mail-in voting” while defending “absentee voting,” baffling experts who say those voting systems are essentially the same thing.Trump made the claims in a series of tweets Friday morning, which included some of his previously debunked … Continue reading

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