As a restive and wary America drifts closer to Election Day, officials in a number of states are warning that in a year like no other, the process of counting votes will not follow the usual course.
In assessing the varying state of preparations for the election that is less than two months away, based on recent public comments, Fox News found states warning that even the simplest things are now complicated.
“We should be prepared for this to be closer to an election week, as opposed to an Election Day,” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, a Democrat, said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
“The bottom line is we are not going to have the full results and a counting of all of our ballots on election night.”
The main culprit in causing concern is the coronavirus. Since states usually get vast numbers of senior citizens to work at the polls, and seniors are a population vulnerable