NPR Morning Edition (AUDIO): The GOP needs more of its voters to cast ballots early. What’s the problem?
NPR Morning Edition (AUDIO): The GOP needs more of its voters to cast ballots early. What's the problem?
Despite endorsing Bank Your Vote, on the trail, Trump has continued to cast doubt on the legitimacy and security of mail voting in particular. Aaron Scherb with Common Cause says this is a huge hurdle for the RNC. He says Republicans across the country have been maligning mail voting since 2020. He says it’s going to be hard for them to convince their voters to get over a distrust they created.
AARON SCHERB: So getting voters to, like, unlearn or unhear those messages is tough to undo that damage. And so I think that’s what this Bank the Vote (ph) program is trying to essentially do. It’s somewhat analogous to getting a jury to unhear extremely damaging information that’s presented against a defendant.
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