Trump: I'm Voting in Person

President will practice what he's been preaching
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 23, 2020 1:15 AM CDT
Trump: I'm Voting in Person
President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as he walks from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, early Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from a debate in Nashville, Tenn.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

(Newser) – President Trump is taking his own advice and plans to vote in person in the presidential election on Saturday in Florida, the AP reports. Trump is heading to his home state Friday for campaign rallies at The Villages and in Pensacola. He’s scheduled to spend the night at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach and says he’ll vote on Saturday before he flies north for more campaign rallies. Trump revealed his plans on Thursday after his final presidential debate with Joe Biden. Earlier this year, as Trump pressed unfounded claims about fraud surrounding mail-in and absentee ballots, Trump said people should be required to show up in person at the polls to vote, though he himself has voted by absentee ballot in the past. (Read more Election 2020 stories.)

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