Mail-in voting has been a contentious issue during this 2020 presidential election year. Yet because of the pandemic, to date more Americans than ever before are choosing to vote by mail.
The Electoral College is frequently called into question, most especially in an election year. The arguments for changing or eliminating it grow more heated when the winner of the Electoral College is not the winner of the popular vote.
Our next presidential election takes place in two months. It promises to be a more contentious one than usual. And, it's possible that the candidate with the most popular votes, will not be pronounced the winner. The president is not directly decided on by voters but by the Electoral College. A candidate needs to gain a majority of the college's votes to be declared president.
Social media and technology has opened the door to more possibilities of hacking, vote totals that can be tampered with, tweets deleted and infinite possibilities to influence voters with information, not all factual.