Headline RoundupApril 27th, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic and Voting by Mail

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic emerged in the middle of the 2020 primary process, triggering some renewed calls for voting by mail, as well as concerns about election security. Many left-rated voices advocated for vote by mail, arguing for its convenience and purported necessity for working people, the elderly, and those with disabilities. Many right-rated outlets rebuked vote by mail, with some citing voting security concerns, and others criticizing prominent Democratic backers for pushing for additional ballots in non-English languages.

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