It won’t take three guesses, either. After demanding for months that states adopt mass mail-in voting systems for this election to deal with COVID-19 risks, Democrats have suddenly pivoted, Axios reports today. Suddenly campaigns from Team Biden on down are emphasizing in-person ballot casting and hand delivery of mail-in ballots to polling stations.
What changed? Well … nothing actually, for those paying attention. Except, of course, that the race between Donald Trump and Joe Biden appears to have tightened:
Democrats spent the early months of the coronavirus pandemic urging their base to vote absentee. But as threats of U.S. Postal Service delays, Team Trump litigation and higher ballot rejection rates become clearer, many are pivoting to promote more in-person voting as well.