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Trump suggests delay in presidential election over coronavirus fears – The Australian

President Trump floated the idea of delaying the November presidential election for the first time in a tweet Thursday, questioning whether the date should be pushed back until a time when “people can properly, securely and safely vote.”

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  • By Tarini Parti
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • 7:04AM July 31, 2020
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President Trump floated the idea of delaying the November presidential election for the first time in a tweet Thursday, questioning whether the date should be pushed back until a time when people can properly, securely and safely vote.
The date of the election can only be changed by Congress. It was fixed as the first Tuesday after Nov. 1 by an act of Congress in 1845 and would require…

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