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Ducey Proud Of Arizona's Vote-By-Mail System Despite President's Criticism
Published: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:57pm
Updated: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:06am
President Trump is no fan of voting by mail, despite the fact that’s how he casts his own ballot.
The president has frequently attacked voting by mail with accusations of voter fraud amid calls to expand vote-by-mail options during the pandemic.
In Arizona, where roughly 80% of all voters cast ballots by mail, Gov. Doug Ducey said he’s proud of the system.
"I think in Arizona, we've done a very good job on making it easy to vote and hard to cheat," Ducey said.
The governor said Arizona election officials will be working overtime to make sure no voter is disenfranchised during the pandemic. But he's resisted calls in the state to mail ballots to all eligible voters, not just those who choose to receive a ballot by mail.