President Donald Trump said on Sunday that universal mail-in voting was far more vulnerable to fraud than absentee voting, noting that with absentee voting there’s a “process.”
Trump pointed to the recent Paterson, New Jersey mail-in election, in which 19% of ballots were discarded as fraudulent, as an example of what can go wrong with mail-in voting.
“Absentee Ballots are fine,” Trump tweeted. “A person has to go through a process to get and use them. Mail-In Voting, on the other hand, will lead to the most corrupt Election is USA history. Bad things happen with Mail-Ins. Just look at Special Election in Patterson, N.J. 19% of Ballots a FRAUD!”
Democrats have accused Republicans of voter supression for trying to stop mail-in voting, and have ignored the potential for fraud.
Maybe that’s because they’re the ones committing the fraud, and they know it will mainly benefit them in every election going forward. After all, the four men arrested in Paterson–including two councilmen–were all Democrats.
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