States begin preparations for mail-in voting in presidential election

WASHINGTON — States have begun reshaping election policies to expand access to mail-in voting.Election officials in states with restrictive absentee requirements are looking for ways to allow as many voters as possible to use absentee ballots, a safer alternative to in-person voting in a global pandemic. If this crisis continues into November, however, some experts warn that a pivot to voting by mail could strain state resources and disenfranchise certain voters if not handled properly.U.S. elections have been in flux since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, …

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