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How Big A Threat Does Mail-In Voting Pose To Elections, And Which Party Stands To Benefit?


Anders Hagstrom White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump and Republicans are pushing to nip calls for increased mail-in voting in the bud ahead of the 2020 election, but how unreliable is it and which party stands to benefit from it?

Trump has previously threatened to withhold federal funding from states who choose to rely on mail-in ballots, but Democrats say the practice is necessary due to coronavirus. Republicans argue the integrity of the election is paramount and that polling places can operate safely under social distancing guidelines the same way grocery stores and other essential businesses have for months. (RELATED: Maryland Reestablishes Mail-In Only Special Election, Resolving Inner-Conflict)