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Trump Is waging a multistate, multimillion-dollar legal battle against mail-in voting during the pandemic

BuzzFeed, Sept. 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

Trump Is waging a multistate, multimillion-dollar legal battle against mail-in voting during the pandemic

“The Trump campaign has calculated that making it harder to vote — even in the pandemic — will help Trump get reelected,” Rick Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California Irvine School of Law, told BuzzFeed News in an email. “It is not clear that this strategy will work because it appears to be deterring many of Trump’s key supporters from voting by mail, which may be the safest way for people to vote during the pandemic. But it is not really about stopping voting fraud, of which there is little evidence of a widespread problem.”