Hundreds of Thousands of Mailed Ballots Could Be Rejected

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2020
From The Right
elections, 2020 Election, Mail-in voting, ballots

There is growing concern that hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots for the November election could be rejected because of voter error.

According to NPR, more than half a million absentee ballots were rejected from the 2020 primaries for various reasons: voters not signing the envelope in which their ballot was mailed, voters mailing them back too late, etc.

FiveThirtyEight noted that the number of rejected mail-in ballots for the general election could be much higher.

During the 2016 election, more than 300,000 mail-in ballots were rejected, an election in...

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