Experts worry US elections even more vulnerable with COVID-19

Trevor Potter, the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission appointed by President George H.W. Bush, pushed back on Wednesday against the idea that Republicans were fully against moving to mail-in voting, and appropriating more funds to do it. “It’s clear we are going to have to have a range of voting options, voting at home, early voting in central polling stations, voting on election day where possible, but it’s important that states have the resources now to pay for that,” Potter said during a press call to promote mail-in voting. “It’s important that the federal government make this possible by providing an appropriation for states.”

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