Vermont Gov. Signs Election Bill Mandating Widespread Mail-In BallotsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill on Monday that would change the way the state conducts elections, including a requirement that the state send out mail-in ballots to all registered voters. “I’m signing this bill because I believe making sure voting is easy and accessible, and increasing voter participation, is important. Having said that, we should not limit this expansion of access to general elections alone, which already have the highest voter turnout,” Scott, a Republican, said in a statement. The bill Scott signed passed Vermont’s Democrat-controlled legislature by a wide margin. Scott, meanwhile, said that the state should expand the law even more. “For greater consistency and to expand access further, I am asking the General Assembly to extend the provisions of this bill to primary elections, local elections, and school budget votes when they return to session in January,” Scott, a frequent critic of former President Donald …Read More

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