From voters to politicians, NBC10's Lauren Mayk explores the dynamics and decisions happening in one of the country’s key political battlegrounds - Pennsylvania - along with New Jersey and Delaware.
In the latest episode of Battleground Politics with Lauren Mayk, Pennsylvania Republican Chair Lawrence Tabas talks about why his party as well as former president Donald Trump have recently embraced mail-in ballots ahead of the 2024 election. Meanwhile, political consultant Mustafa Rashed discusses whether the GOP change will alter the tactics of Democrats.
Here’s a full breakdown of the episode.
1:17 – How Republican voters are reacting to the ‘Bank Your Vote’ campaign
2:22 – Why Trump changed his stance on mail-in ballots
3:05 – How can Republicans catch up with Democrats on mail-in ballots?
4:36 – Changing the minds of Pennsylvania Republican voters
5:56 – Is Lawrence Tabas comfortable about mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania?
6:36 – How Republicans developed the ‘Bank Your Vote’ campaign
7:21 – Are Republicans getting pushback on mail-in ballots?
8:16 – What would the GOP consider a success for mail-in ballots?
9:50 – How are Democrats currently approaching mail-in ballots?
11:11 – Do Democrats need to handle mail-in ballots differently?
12:30 – The importance of Philly’s General Election
14:10 – The impact of local organizations on mail-in ballot voting
15:30 – GOP voters beginning to embrace mail-in ballots
16:30 – The future of mail-in and early voting in Pennsylvania