550,000 mail-in ballots were rejected in the 2020 primaries, disproportionately disenfranchising young voters and people of color. How do you make sure your vote is counted in November?
We hear over and over that the upcoming election is undoubtedly the most important of our lifetime, and that we must make our voices heard this year. 2020 has been incredibly challenging for all of us.
As students, we’re all pretty new to voting. And we know that with the current political, public health and economic crises, coupled with cuts in USPS funding, voting may feel stressful and inaccessible. Democrats and Republicans alike are uniting to fight disinformation and defuse partisanship around vote-by-mail to ensure safe elections this year. Luckily, this past summer we took a deep dive into elections and voting through our work with the Stanford Law and Policy Lab. We learned just how easy it is to disenfranchise youth