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President Trump has made it clear: he doesn’t want eligible Americans to be able to vote-by-mail during the COVID-19 crisis -- because he thinks it’ll hurt his party’s chances of winning.

His remarks are outrageous. And in response, Congress must pass the vital reforms -- including expanded vote-by-mail, early voting, and online registration -- that’ll help voters make themselves heard this year.

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Common Cause

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Donald Trump is whipping up his supporters against vote-by-mail -- spouting misinformation and fearmongering to block this proven reform.

Why? The president recently admitted it outright to Fox &...

Donald Trump is whipping up his supporters against vote-by-mail -- spouting misinformation and fearmongering to block this proven reform.

Why? The president recently admitted it outright to Fox & Friends: he believes that if every eligible American is able to cast their vote, "you'd never have a Republican elected in this country again." 

That's right -- the President of the United States openly stated that he doesn't care if Americans are denied one of their most fundamental rights in our democracy… as long as it benefits him and his party. 

Our election systems need serious reform if we want to protect voters' rights and their wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis. That includes implementing online voter registration, extending early voting hours, and -- of course -- expanding vote-by-mail programs where possible. 

But Trump is now urging GOP lawmakers to block this pro-voter agenda because, according to him, it "doesn't work out well for Republicans." This completely ignores the fact that many Republican officials support vote-by-mail -- and that red states have successfully implemented these and similar reforms. 

And perhaps most hypocritically: Trump himself has applied to vote by absentee ballot in Florida this year -- just like any eligible voter who wants to should be allowed to -- all while publicly calling this necessary reform "corrupt." 

Mail-in voting is a paper-based system that is not hackable, can easily be audited to ensure the election results are correct, and has already been tested and proven secure in states across the country. It works -- and it can help voters safely make themselves heard. 

We must show Donald Trump just how wrong he is: EVERY eligible American should be able to vote, no matter who they want to vote for. Add your name to condemn the president's remarks -- and urge Congress to pass the reforms voters need to cast their ballots safely this year.

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