417 Million Pieces of 2020 Election Mail Have Already Been Sent. Vote Correctly

Education for the massive influx of early voting amid the pandemic

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Voting by mail is already four times more popular in 2020 than it was during the entire 2016 U.S. general election cycle. Getty Images

Americans worried about catching the coronavirus are staying home. They’re working from home, attending school online, wearing masks outside and practicing social distancing in grocery stores. Millions of them are also voting from home. What that means is voting by mail is already four times more popular in 2020 than it was during the entire 2016 U.S. general election cycle, according to data compiled by the U.S. Elections Project. 

Heather Fletcher is a freelance reporter for Adweek. She covers performance and direct marketing.