US President Donald Trump stepped up his baseless attacks on mail-in voting on Thursday, suggesting that the outcome of the 2020 presidential race may never be accurately determined in a Twitter post, including The winner will also be included.
Trump has continued to make lewd attacks on voting by mail, outpacing his Democratic challenger Joe Biden in public opinion polls, because the fraud is as unsafe as the fraud, with state officials opting for in-person ballots during the coronovirus epidemic Hugged the form. Election experts, who have studied decades of American elections, say fraud is rare.
“Because of new and unprecedented mass unsolicited ballots that will be sent to ‘voters,’ or wherever they are, this year, on November 3, the election results can be different anytime they want. One more tomorrow. Electoral disaster. Ballot Mad! “Trump said in a tweet.
Sixteen states require excuses to vote for absenteeism, such as illness or travel. The other 34 states allow any registered voter to request a mail ballot. Trump has claimed without any evidence that the latter system is prone to fraud, though Americans have long voted by mail.
In 2016, one of the four ballots was sent by post.
The November 3 election promises to be the largest test of voting by post, and the two major parties are locked in several lawsuits that will shape how millions of Americans exercised their right to vote.
The Biden campaign responded to a statement following Trump’s attack on mail-in voting in July. Spokesman Andrew Bates said in the statement, “The American people will decide this election. And the United States government is fully capable of expelling the trespassers from the White House.”
Democratic voters are embracing mail-in ballots at rates ahead of their Republican counterparts, according to recent state and local election data.
The trend has worried Republicans, more than two dozen Republican officials from six politically competitive states told Reuters last month. He worries that Democrats will create significantly more mail-in vote banks by November, a shortcoming that can be difficult to overcome if an epidemic spreads during election day.
In Pennsylvania, a state Trump narrowly won in 2016 and considered crucial to his reelection effort, the Trump campaign sought to ban drop-box and other changes to mail-balancing procedures. A federal judge issued a stay on that lawsuit in August, pending action on similar lawsuits in state courts.
The Trump campaign has also filed lawsuits in Nevada, New Jersey and Montana over mail-in voting issues since August.
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