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By Beth Baumann, Townhall, Oct 19, 2020

Beth BaumannSince the start of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, Democrats have been quick to call for state election officials to move the November election to entirely voting by mail. Republicans have repeatedly questioned the decision, citing a lack of tested policies and procedures, like if a person’s ballot is counted only once, even if they vote in-person and again by mail. But now an even bigger issue has arisen: the validity of online voter portals.

Both Oregon and Washington State hold all of their elections by mail, meaning everyone who is registered to vote automatically received a ballot in the mail. In theory, they should have tested methods for making sure election integrity is taking place, whether it be from the ballot request form to how each ballot is counted.  …