Election officials in several key states have said they’re concerned potential changes to the voting system could upend the coming election. According to reports, ongoing discussion between lawmakers could result in several last minute changes to rules and procedures, which could dictate when and how votes are processed this November.
President Trump addressed the residents of North Carolina ahead of this year’s election to make sure their ballots count. On Twitter, the President urged voters to “sign and send in your ballots early.”
President Trump has continued to slam mail-in voting as a growing number of states are set to send out ballots. He has warned the process opens up the door for voter fraud.
President Trump’s concern over the integrity of mail-in ballots appears to be justified, as reports indicate the practice is highly vulnerable to voting fraud. One America’s Pearson Sharp has more.
President Trump recently rallied hundreds of his supporters in the battleground state of North Carolina. Supporters from across the country came out to cheer him on during Tuesday’s rally.
The House Oversight Committee is planning to investigate Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following recent claims accusing him of violating campaign finance laws while working at his former company called New Breed Logistics.
Officials in swing states are scrambling to prepare for an unprecedented election night. During an interview Sunday, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said election night could likely turn into an election week.
With just two months until Election Day, the president is ramping up his message to Americans to participate in democracy. Earlier this week, he suggested citizens should try to vote twice to test the functionality of the mail-in ballot system.
Attorney General William Barr has said sending federal law enforcement to polling locations on Election Day could be considered legal. On Wednesday, he noted such a move could be warranted if there is “a particular criminal threat.”