In every U.S. presidential election, thousands of ballots are rejected and never counted. They may have arrived after Election Day or were missing a voter's signature. That number will be far higher this year as the coronavirus
pandemic forces tens of millions of Americans to vote by mail for the first time. (Associated Press/File). Photo by: Matt Slocum
S.A. Miller and Alex Swoyer
PHILADELPHIA — Devyn Smith won’t let the coronavirus or a ballot arriving in her mailbox keep her from showing up in person at the polling station to cast her vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden.