Hearing Held On Rhode Island Mail-Ballot Requirement Change

(Providence, RI)--Three federal justices heard arguments on Thursday on a Republican challenge to a change to Rhode Island's requirements for submitting mail-ballots to vote.The state GOP and National Republican Committee argued in the appeals court hearing that allowing people to vote without getting two witnesses or one notary signature could lead to voter fraud.The argument from the groups that sued the state to make the change this year was that the requirement would endanger those who are vulnerable to the coronavirus.

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