Frequently Asked Questions About Vote By Mail
What Is Vote By Mail And Why Is It Important?
Absentee voting (aka vote by mail) allows voters to vote from home. 37 out of 50 States allow any voter to vote by mail in the 2020 general elections for any reason.
This website is focused on helping everyone to have the freedom to vote by mail in order to keep people safe and help more people vote.
Does Vote By Mail Benefit One Party?
Recent studies show that vote by mail benefits both parties fairly equally.
Is Vote By Mail Fraud An issue?
“There’s simply no basis for the conspiracy theory that voting by mail causes fraud. None.” –Ellen Weintraub, Federal Elections Committee Commissioner
Election experts, researchers, and press outlets almost universally agree that this is not an issue.
Oregon has only allowed voters to vote by mail since 2000 and of 100+ million ballots cast, only about a dozen have been reported as fraudulent (0.0000001% of all votes cast). Also a study showed that between 2000 and 2012 there were only 491 cases of vote by mail fraud.
What Do Polls Show About Whether Americans Want Vote By Mail?
66% of Americans want the freedom to be able to vote by mail.
Why Is This Website So Simple?
Because this is a simple topic. Americans want to be able to vote by mail, voter fraud isn’t a significant issue, and voting by mail benefits both parties equally.