Posts tagged: vote by mail

Lack of Vote-Integrity Measures Disenfranchises Voters

Written by Laura Hollis

The political impact of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be as unpredictable as the virus itself, and as potentially monumental as the financial losses it has caused. Although the November election is still almost five months away, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is leading the charge for states to have mandatory mail-in ballots, purportedly in the interests of public safety.… Continue Reading

Vote Early or By Mail and Skip Election Day Hassles

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Written by John Biver

President Ronald Reagan called voting a “the most sacred right of free men and women.” Sacred or not, less-than-sacred stuff often happens on Election Day, preventing even those with the best of intentions to leave their ballot uncast. Work or family matters get in the way, the long lines at the polling place common in a presidential election year serve as a big deterrent, and yes — sometimes people just plain forget to vote.… Continue Reading

“Get Out Your Vote!” (Illinois Family Spotlight #005)

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Monte Larrick and David Smith are joined by John Biver, director of Illinois Family Action’s Get Out the Vote campaign.  In the first half of the show, the three discuss the opportunities offered through voting by mail.  Afterwards, they cover the importance of the upcoming election.

 

 

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