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.

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