As we saw in Wisconsin’s April primary, states are ill-equipped to handle the public safety challenges that COVID-19 presents, let alone the typical problems that arise on election day, such as long lines and understaffing at polling places.

States must equally provide access to vote by mail for all voters, while also ensuring safe and available in person voting for people who prefer or need to vote in person. These safeguards are critical to protecting the right of voters to participate in elections and have their votes counted.