Republican President Donald Trump questioned the integrity of the US election, saying it would be “inappropriate” to take extra time to count the tens of millions of ballots cast by mail in his race against Democrat Joe Biden.
US House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday (19 August) unveiled legislation that would require same-day processing for mail-in ballots and give the cash-strapped Postal Service a $25 billion infusion.
US Democrats stepped up pressure on Sunday (16 August) against a cost-cutting campaign by President Donald Trump’s appointed Postal Service chief that they fear will hold up mail-in ballots in November’s election.
Advocates of a vote-by-mail in the US presidential election have argued that it is the only safe way to conduct elections during the COVID pandemic. Opponents argue that moving to vote-by-mail elections opens the floodgates to fraud. Dick Roche looked...
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the challenge of holding elections in a time of crisis. Only the European Parliament has the expertise to advise if voting by mail would be a good idea, writes Dick Roche.
The Irish government outlined details yesterday (22 March) for a referendum that could give citizens abroad the right to vote in presidential elections, and possibly bring Ireland in line with 23 other EU countries.
A re-run of Austria's presidential election scheduled for next month has been delayed, Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said on Monday (12 September), after some postal voters complained of faulty seals on ballot papers.
Romanians living in Spain and Italy that board a flight back home may soon be surprised to find themselves sitting next to a government minister, as Bucharest launches a novel campaign to increase awareness about postal voting. EURACTIV Romania reports.