Opinion

More Nebraska counties opt for All-Mail Elections

The count is now up to 11 counties approved for 2020, with more considering the move.  Some that previously switched report doubling turnout. 

USA Today highlights Vote at Home benefits

In this article focusing on making Election Day a national holiday, USA Today calls out the higher turnout in the three VAH states (CO, OR, WA). 

What a Year for Vote at Home!

This email (distributed to the NVAHI database) outlines the remarkable VAH progress made across the country in 2018.  With 70 links to original source material, it serves as a valuable reference document, too. 

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania should transition to vote-at-home system

Vote by mail has several benefits including cost savings as there is less need for polling places or election workers, and it eliminates the need for upgrades to voting machines. Vote at home is also safe from software hacks that could affect the outcome of elections.

Delaware Online: Paper ballots could make Delaware voting safer and cheaper

The state’s General Assembly established an Election Equipment Selection Task Force charged with exploring new voting systems. But the task force chose to only to review machines, missing one of the best alternatives that can help ensure security in our elections: the paper ballot.

Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska should explore further options for voting by mail

Vote by mail cuts costs and has ballot-security aspects that should reassure the public, report the state’s election officials. Read more from the Omaha World-Herald.