POLITICO: 2020 Vote-By-Mail Battle Heats Up
As the 2020 presidential election faces the challenges of campaigning during a pandemic, political groups on both sides of the aisle are creating multimillion-dollar programs urging mail voting in November. POLITICO features the work of the democratic groups, including For Our Future, and the success these aggressive programs have had in the recent Wisconsin Elections.
“Vote-by-mail will be a big piece of what we do in the states” in 2020, said Ashley Walker, national campaigns director for For Our Future, a progressive organization that does field organizing work in battleground states. She said the group will replicate its “best practices” in states like Florida, where a third of voters mail in their ballots, to states where it’s not as part of the culture, “educating voters on how they can do it in this moment,” she said.
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