Preparing for Elections in the Midst of a Pandemic

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OPINION – What’s happening today with COVID-19, from global healthcare systems under extreme stress to the far-reaching economic impact, will be felt for years to come.  But there are other unintended consequences of COVID-19, including the very serious impact it could have on the 2020 presidential election.

There currently is no national plan for what to do about the November 3 election if the coronavirus, months from now, still has some or many states, cities or towns on lockdown with voters unable to safely go to the polls.

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