100 days out, parties fear chaotic election

“Many states are not prepared for either the flood of absentee ballots coming because of the virus or the difficulties in recruiting poll workers and otherwise getting safe in-person voting up and running in November,” said Rick Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California, Irvine and author of “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy.”