As the upcoming basic election draws early votes in record numbers, statistics show significantly less authorized Republican politicians have currently cast ballots compared with signed up Democrats. Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican politician National Committee (RNC) said this is due to underlying doubts about the legitimacy of mail-in voting among a big part of GOP citizens.
Throughout a Sunday morning interview with CBS News’ Margaret Brennan on the network’s Face the Country, McDaniel said a “surge” of Republican politician citizens are expected to cast ballots on Election Day.
” COVID has changed things, so it’s pulled a great deal of Democrat Election Day voters into that absentee and early vote category,” McDaniel stated, acknowledging this year’s heightened participation in early and absentee ballot procedures as leaders worry the value of safety during the new coronavirus pandemic.
Many states broadened access to mail-in tallies to incentivize people to vote without physically waiting in line at the surveys, while likewise encouraging people to cast in-person tallies at early voting sites as ways to reduce blockage on Tuesday.
However, as early voting figures reflect, McDaniel told Brennan that “Republican politicians are wanting to vote on Election Day, in-person, and cast their ballot that way” throughout Sunday’s interview.
” We feel extremely strong that we have a rise [of Republican votes] beginning Election Day,” the GOP chair added. McDaniel said several times during h