Voting During a Pandemic: What We Know About Voting by Mail

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Join Professor David Magleby for a discussion on what we know about voting by mail and the implications of the process for the 2020 election.

Professor David Magleby, Brigham Young University

Controversy surrounds whether states should shift to voting by mail for the 2020 election. Some claim the process is prone to abuse, others praise it. Disagreement surrounds whether the US Post Office can provide a timely delivery of mail ballots to voters and their return to election officials. Political scientists have studied voting by mail and found voters often prefer voting this way, fraud is rare, and turnout rises slightly. In this session, join Pearson author David Magleby for a discussion of what we know about voting by mail and the implications of the process for the 2020 election.