By the Numbers: Record number can vote by mail in 2020

A New York Times analysis finds that a record 75% of Americans will be able to vote by mail for the 2020 election, doubling the number of mail-in votes expected compared to 2016.
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But probably Harris selected as Joseph Biden's BP. And a new analysis from the New York Times shows how many Americans will be able to cast those ballots by mail. Let's take a look by the numbers according to the times analysis a record 75%. Of Americans will be able to receive a ballot to vote by mail and Tony Tony. Overall 24 states in DC have expanded access to mail ballots between when he just dependent. Nine states plus DC will mail ballots directly to 43 million registered voters including California for the first time. Another eight states we'll send an application to request an absentee ballots all voters. And 33 states with some a 108 million voters will allow voting by mail put out an excuse. It just eight states will still require an excuse to request an absentee ballot beyond corona virus concerns. And based on the primaries more mail in voting will likely mean higher turnout experts predict some. Eight million ballots will be mailed this fall more than double the number in 2016. How quickly they'll be able to count may be the bigger concern come November.

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