Why we started our Vote Safely initiative

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on life globally, and American elections are not immune. We must ensure voters are protected without discouraging them from participating in the democratic process.  The best case study for this is the Wisconsin primary election that took place on April 7. Several other states in weeks prior had postponed their primary elections due to coronavirus concerns, but all eyes were on Governor Tony Evers as the election seemed set to proceed. Finally, the day before the election, Evers announced the election would be postponed until June. Everyone gave a collective sigh of [...]