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Thu Oct 15, 2020, 04:48 PM Oct 2020

Democrats urge early voting, massive turnout as Trump stokes fears of contested election


Joe Biden supporter Cindy Kalogeropoulos took no chances when her absentee ballot arrived on Sept. 29. The Michigan retiree filled it out, drove 7 miles to the nearest drop box and hung around to make sure election officials picked it up - all within 48 hours of receiving it.

In neighboring Ohio, Biden backers Eric Bjornard, 42, and his wife Abigail moved quickly too. The couple hand-delivered their mail ballots to their local elections office last month, five weeks ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

Democratic leaders have been urging Biden supporters to show up in huge numbers and vote early amid concerns that nothing short of a decisive victory will prevent Republican President Donald Trump from contesting the results, potentially opening the way for state legislatures, the courts or Congress to decide the outcome.

Telling voters to have faith in the democratic process while simultaneously acknowledging that a landslide may be the only way to oust a defiant incumbent is proving to be a delicate balancing act, more than a dozen Democratic Party officials and Biden campaign advisers told Reuters.

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Democrats urge early voting, massive turnout as Trump stokes fears of contested election (Original Post) ItsjustMe Oct 2020 OP
55 cents or pwb Oct 2020 #1
Postage paid by the State of Arizona, I support the USPS. saidsimplesimon Oct 2020 #3
Trump is taking away revenue from USPS pwb Oct 2020 #4
State legislators and or congress will not be deciding the election..period Thekaspervote Oct 2020 #2
Get it done and feel a bit better. 2naSalit Oct 2020 #5


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5. Get it done and feel a bit better.
Thu Oct 15, 2020, 06:39 PM
Oct 2020

It's less stress once you've done it in which ever way works best for you.

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