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Mon Sep 21, 2020, 04:42 PM Sep 2020

What is the best way to vote? [View all]

I've been conflicted on this. One reason I have voted by mail since it has been allowed in California, is because I knew the risk of vote counts being tampered with or lost with machines, and tabulators. Now, with the postmaster general's efforts to ratf*ck the election,I am not entirely sure vote by mail is the best way to go, due to the ballot potentially not being received in time. On the other hand, a paper, verifiable ballot is much harder to change, than an electronic vote. I may be opting to drop off my mail ballot in person at an early voting booth if I can here in California. What do you think the best way to vote would be?.

On edit: Another thought I had about why Trump has been freaking out about mail voting and trying to undermine it is because it appears that a big reason he won could have been based also on the undercounting and loss of votes using election software that was easily hacked (and likely was), discounting1 out of every ten democratic votes.

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Mail is still the best and most secure.
1 (5%)
In-person early voting.
13 (59%)
Voting in person on election day.
1 (5%)
Dropping your mail ballot off at a dropbox or election office.
7 (32%)
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What is the best way to vote? [View all] jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 OP
I early voted in person today Rice4VP Sep 2020 #1
Awesome!! Which state? jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 #3
Virginia, paper ballot Rice4VP Sep 2020 #9
Oh how cool!!! jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 #10
I wish it was that easy here. LisaL Sep 2020 #5
Have you been able to figure out a way to drop off your ballot in person? jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 #11
One drop box per county. LisaL Sep 2020 #14
Ew jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 #15
OH has elected republicans to statewide positions in recent years. LisaL Sep 2020 #16
In person early voting. I don't trust the post office and things will be crazy on election day. n/t Stand and Fight Sep 2020 #2
Democrat. milestogo Sep 2020 #4
I am dropping off my absentee ballot at the city clerk's office. muntrv Sep 2020 #6
As early as possible, whether in person or by mailed ballot that one then drops off at official hlthe2b Sep 2020 #7
All of the above genxlib Sep 2020 #8
I mean is it any surprise that a likely felon is encouraging people to convict felonies? jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 #13
All choices are fine. Dem2 Sep 2020 #12
I think it differs according to state.. stillcool Sep 2020 #17
someone on here recently said dweller Sep 2020 #18
I will vote early and in person like always rollin74 Sep 2020 #19
The best way depends on where you live. PoindexterOglethorpe Sep 2020 #20
Very true. LisaL Sep 2020 #24
Wondering if "early in person" could moondust Sep 2020 #21
I would imagine so! jorgevlorgan Sep 2020 #22
I don't know about other states, but in my state... Chiyo-chichi Sep 2020 #27
Thank you! moondust Sep 2020 #28
Early in person as I always do. I'm in NC. n/t ms liberty Sep 2020 #23
For Biden/Harris. n/t Hugin Sep 2020 #25
I already have my day scheduled off Generic Brad Sep 2020 #26
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