How Democrats’ zeal for mail-in voting could cost them the election

How Democrats’ zeal for mail-in voting could cost them the election

If Donald Trump says blackDemocrats say white(Actually, they say white supremacist, but that’s another story.) Although virtually every issue has become a bone of contention between the president and his detractors on the Left, the dispute over the way in which Americans cast their ballots on Election Day could backfire bigly for the party of Biden in the upcoming election. The president argues that with precautions voting can be carried out safely in-person, while the Democrats insist that the only way to avoid the coronavirus while voting is via mail-in ballots. Never mind that an epidemiological study by top scientists found that long lines at polling places do not lead to more cases of COVID-19. The “party of science” refuses to be persuaded.

But the available facts taken together suggest the Dems’ stubbornly held position on voting by mail could yield some unexpected consequences. These facts include the following:

Even if only 3% of ballots go missing, as was the case in an experiment conducted by CBS News, that would be enough to change the outcome of the election in a battleground state where the race is tight, such as Florida, North Carolina, or Arizona.

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles is a freelance writer and regular contributor to "Liberty Unyielding."

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