By Kenneth R. Thomas, J.D.
Congressional Research Service
NOTE: This article was published after the 9/11 attacks when questions surrounding election security and possible delays in the event of an attack were being discussed. It is republished here after President Trump’s suggestions to postpone the election this year as the questions – and conclusion – are still relevant.073020-02-Election-Vote
Originally published by the Congressional Research Service, 07.14.2004, to the public domain.