A strong majority of Americans support making it easier to vote by mail (VBM). Three-in-five (60%) Americans support making it easier to vote by mail this November, while only 16% oppose (24% neither support nor oppose). Majorities of Americans in all but four states -- Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Wyoming* -- support making VBM easier. At the other extreme, over 70% of Americans in four states (Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado) and the District of Columbia*, support making VBM easier.
Democrats and residents of battleground states are more likely to support making mail ballots easier. Overall, 80% of Democrats support making it easier to vote by mail, 5% oppose; for Republicans, 45% support and 32% oppose. Independents, by a large margin, also support greater access to mail balloting (56% support, 14% oppose). Americans in red states were less likely to support an easier vote by mail in November (53% support, 20% oppose) compared to those living in