Trump targets ballot drop boxes in effort to discredit vote-by-mail

Melissa Quinn - CBS News

August 26, 2020



President Trump has opened a new front in his war on mail-in voting, adding ballot drop boxes to his enemy list even as they're mostly being embraced as a way to expand access to voting. He has been stoking fears that mail-in voting invites voter fraud and is suggesting ballots could be tampered with once voters deposit them into drop boxes.


"With the politicization of the U.S. Postal Service and mail voting, this is a good alternative. A lot of people are going to feel more comfortable using the drop boxes." - Loren Collingwood

 

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