Coronavirus pandemic intensifies Democrats' vote-by-mail push and ignites longstanding fight over voting rights
The coronavirus crisis has prompted new calls to expand access to voting ahead of November's election and intensified the long-running partisan fight over voting rights.
The pandemic has reshaped much of American life, and the prospect of having millions of Americans head to the polls in November is raising serious questions about balancing the right to vote with public health.
The solution proposed by Democrats and voting rights experts and advocates is to expand voting by mail. But...