States Reject Tens of Thousands of Mail Ballots in This Year’s Primaries, Setting Off Alarm Bells for November

More than a dozen states drastically expanded the ability of eligible voters to cast a ballot by mail in this year’s primary elections due to the coronavirus public health emergency, NBC News reports. But that expansion — necessary, government and public health officials have argued, in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 — has strained systems accustomed to handling…