Trump had earlier cast doubts on mail-in voting which is set to be used in a big way in various USA state in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. At this point in the 2016 cycle, only about 85,000 voters had requested ballots, according to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
- Potential for chaos -In most recent U.S. elections, winners have been declared, and losers have conceded, within hours of the polls closing in November, based on the early vote counts. 'You know, I've been complaining about the ballots and the ballots are a disaster'.
Donald Trump on Saturday expressed confidence he would be re-elected president if Congress has to break an Electoral College tie in the 2020 election.
"We're going to win four more years in the White House", Trump said at a rally. "I don't know what to say". "But it doesn't surprise me".
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Congressional Republicans, among them Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on Thursday issued statements assuring American voters that November's election outcome will be accepted.
"When every legitimate vote is tallied and we get to that final day, which will be some day after Election Day, it will in fact show that what happened on election night was exactly that, a mirage", predicted Josh Mendelsohn, CEO of Hawkfish, a Democratic-leaning data firm owned by billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Last week, Troye appeared in an anti-Trump ad criticizing Trump as someone consumed by his reelection efforts and less about the coronavirus pandemic. He has even encouraged people to vote twice through mail-in voting and polling booth to check if their votes are counted or not. "But if he does well they're going to say it's the greatest debate performance, and they have it already written".
Nationally, more than half a million ballots have already been cast in the 12 states reporting, including nearly 200,000 from North Carolina and more than 3,000 coming from Florida as of Thursday. This is one reason he has cited for his intention to nominate a replacement for recently deceased liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election.
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The case escalated to the Supreme Court, which ruled against a recount, handing the election to Bush. "I think that would be very problematic for democracy", said Sam Berger, a Democratic political analyst at the Center for American Progress. He feels the election won't be fair if Mail-in voting got included for the polls.
Trump has repeatedly argued that a massive increase in mail-in ballots this year opens the door to fraud, questioning whether the election would be 'honest'.
Biden now leads Trump by roughly 7 percentage points, according to the RealClearPolitics polling average, and has an edge in several key battleground states. He feels he won't lose it unless for the mail-in voting system.
"This will provide an additional safeguard for Montana voters to ensure that their votes are counted", said Robyn Driscoll, chair of the Montana Democratic Party.
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