“Colorado has a very clear history of conducting great elections by mail voting. We have protections in place to ensure that we will capture any form of voting. Which includes signature verification, rules for ballot collection and many other protections. ”
Griswold told CNN that the President’s comments were “persecution of voters because mail ballot is the best way to vote during a pandemic.”
“Forcing Americans to choose to risk their lives to vote is a way to reduce voter turnout in November,” she said. “We should all be extremely wary about where the President is going to be. next.”
Voting by post, she said, was “like wearing a mask” because it was “how we can save American lives.”
“Americans should not have to choose between risking their lives and voting,” she said.
Trump at a White House briefing on Thursday said he wants Americans to vote this fall but “they’ll have to go to a voting booth like they used to and vote.”
Griswold on CNN said that it is impractical to ask every American to vote in person at a voting center.
“I just think it is deplorable that the president is willing to risk the lives of the Americans to try and turn power in this election.”