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43 Percent of Americans Wont Trust Election Result If Everyone Could Vote by Mail

More than 43 percent of likely voters will not trust in the integrity of the election result if state election officials sent unsolicited mail ballot requests or mail ballots to everyone on the voter rolls, according to a national Epoch Times survey conducted by Big Data Poll. Nearly 57 percent said they would trust the result.

One hundred million American voters will be able to cast their ballots by mail in the fall, according to a tally maintained by The Washington Post. Fifty-one million will receive ballots automatically, and 44 million will be sent ballot request applications. Twenty states have made it easier to vote by mail since the 2016 election.

Democrats are waging a well-funded legal campaign across the nation to make it easier to vote by mail. They are litigating at least 80 of the more than 100 vote-by-mail court cases across the nation. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has said that his party had more than 600 lawyers working on election related cases.

President Donald Trump opposes a universal vote-by-mail election, arguing that it is an invitation for fraud and opens the door to election-day chaos due to the inefficiency of the U.S. Postal Service.

More than half of Republicans (56 percent) said they would not trust the integrity of the election in case of universal access to mail ballots. Democrats expressed much more comfort with mail-in voting, with more than three in four saying they would trust the integrity of the outcome.

White voters expressed less confidence about a mail by vote election (53.7 percent) than black voters (68.5 percent) and Hispanic voters (62.9 percent) and Asian voters.

Trump has recently endorsed mail-in voting in Florida, explaining that the Republican governors there have done a good job organizing an effective system. But the president has strongly opposed universal vote-by-mail in other states, including Nevada, where Democrat Gov. StRead More From Source

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