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Trump Is Pushing a False Argument on Vote-by-Mail Fraud. Here Are the Facts.

The New York Times, April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020

Trump Is Pushing a False Argument on Vote-by-Mail Fraud. Here Are the Facts.

Richard L. Hasen, an elections expert at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, said … “Election fraud in the United States is very rare, but the most common type of such fraud in the United States involves absentee ballots,” Mr. Hasen said. “Sensible rules for handling of absentee ballots make sense, not only to minimize the risk of ballot tampering but to ensure that voters cast valid ballots.”