Pros And Cons Of Voting By Mail

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Long-term social isolation plans due to the coronavirus pandemic have shined the spotlight on voting by mail for the remaining primaries and even the November elections, a process that is already used in some states but has its share of critics. The Onion looks at the pros and cons of voting by mail.

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PRO

Furiously research ballot measures at last minute from comfort of your own home


Delicious adhesive on envelope


Creates nice, tidy piles of mail-in ballots to be conveniently lost somewhere


No need to rent tux


Potential several-day delay before being let down by outcome


CON

Walk to mailbox a real drag


Eliminates only plausible excuse for loitering at middle school


Candidates still fucking awful


Unclear if USPS can handle huge responsibility right in middle of getting dismantled

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Risks easily facilitating nation’s participation in democracy

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