Biden votes in person for Delaware primary

Posted 13 days ago


Joe Biden went to the polls Monday for the Delaware primary despite calls from him and other Democrats that the coronavirus pandemic demands a dramatic increase in mail-in voting.

The Democratic presidential nominee traveled to the New Castle County Board of Elections office for Tuesday's Delaware primary election. He told reporters he voted for incumbent Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat, and he encouraged voters to vote early.

“Vote. Vote," said the former vice president and 36-year Delaware senator. "Vote."

Under Delaware law, voters can request a mail-in ballot, go to the polls on Election Day, or make an appointment to cast their ballot early. Biden said he went to the polls on Monday because of a campaign event in Florida on the day of the primary.

For months, Biden and his allies have encouraged people to cast mail-in ballots in the upcoming election due to health concerns surrounding the coronavirus. Democrats in Congress have asked for billions of dolla... (Read more)