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Voting in a pandemic

Voting in a pandemic

Wisconsin’s primary is threatening to become a worst-case scenario for elections amid a pandemic. Amber Phillips reports on why it’s still so hard to put vote-by-mail systems in place. Undocumented workers are often ‘essential’ — but afraid of seeking health care, and won’t get government benefits if they’re laid off, says Tracy Jan. And Nantucket island has just three ventilators, and is preparing for the worst as summer residents flock to the island from cities, reports Caroline Kitchener. Read more:Wisconsin’s decision to hold its primary is threatening to become a worst-case scenario for elections amid a pandemic.Undocumented workers among those hit first — and worst — by the coronavirus shutdown.Nantucket has three ventilators. Year-round residents are asking summer residents to stay away, but people have continued to flock to the island as they flee cities like New York.Follow The Post’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic here. Instructions from the Mayor of Kauai, for how to make “MacGyver ice cream”Subscribe to The Washington Post: https://postreports.com/offer

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