- - Monday, April 27, 2020

Voting by mail should replace voting at the polls entirely. The two institutions that can definitely be trusted are county elections boards and the United States Postal Service. The money saved by eliminating the need for poll workers could go toward offering free postage on the envelopes used to vote by mail.

Voting by mail would also allow the voter more time to consider what they are voting for, and would not be confined to the hours of a polling place. It would also prevent unwanted entry to schools and churches by anyone trying to do harm to others. In addition, the voter would not be harassed by someone trying to place unsolicited campaign literature in their hand. And the additional revenue would boost the postal service, perhaps helping to keep it afloat until we as a country are able to vote online.

Voting by mail would solve the registered-voter problem and guarantee safe passage of the ballots to county elections boards.

JOE BIALEK

Cleveland



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