Yes, the lines are long. But voting is actually easier than ever

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More people are registered. Ballot design is clearer and more usable. The voting ecosystem is flourishing. 2020 has been a stressful, complicated, scary time for so many people. A truly terrible year. I don’t need to list the ways—you’ve experienced it for yourself. In the presidential election season alone, we’ve seen Russian interference, reported intimidation at polling places, long lines, and dozens of court cases. But there is one massive bright spot: It is easier to vote than it ever has been before. Read Full Story

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Long lines, stressed poll workers, COVID-19: How Stanford d.school is using design to streamline voting

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If poll workers have the tools they need, there’s less chance for voter disenfranchisement on site. This presidential election is like no other, and the combination of an extremely fraught contest and a global pandemic is putting the electoral system in a pressure cooker. There are already long lines to vote in cities around the country —and e ven so, early voters are turning out and casting ballots in record numbers . And polling sites are creaking forward to meet the demand. Read Full Story

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How to track your mail-in ballot

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Many states have systems in place to help you keep track of your ballot before Election Day. Many voters who want to participate in the election by mail are concerned about when they’ll receive their ballot—and whether it will get back in time to be counted. Read Full Story

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When do they start counting votes in the 2020 election? Ballot time lines hinge on state rules

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Each state has its own rules about processing ballots versus counting ballots. Here’s what to expect for the 2020 election. A record number of election ballots are pouring into election centers nationwide, and some votes are already being counted. And millions more are sitting in giant bins doing nothing. Here are a few things to know about the U.S. election process in the age of coronavirus: Read Full Story

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Here’s how to make sure your mail-in ballot actually counts

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It’s important to know your state’s rules, but a few general tips can prevent ballot rejections in any state. Millions of Americans, far more than ever before, will cast their ballots by mail in the November election. For many it’ll be a first. Given that, and the huge stakes of this election, there’s plenty of worry to go around over whether all those mail-in ballots will find their way to being counted. Read Full Story

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