Despite President Trump’s opposition, two-thirds of Republicans (65%) support voting by mail as do (85%) of Democrats.
- AP News: As Trump rails against mail voting, some allies embrace it.
Gen Z/Millennials (77%) and Gen X (75%) are most supportive of vote-by-mail vs (70%) of Boomers and (68%) of Seniors.
Fear of voter fraud is nearly universal among Seniors (96%) and Republicans (91%) who disapprove of vote-by-mail.
- 71% Democrats
- 71% Independents
- 56% Gen Z/Millennials
- 76% Gen X
Wave 8 of The Harris Poll COVID-19 Tracker was conducted online on April 18-20, 2020 among 2,029 U.S. adults.