The poll was taken by USA Today and Suffolk University on April 21-25 and based on responses from 1,000 registered voters. It has a margin of error of +/- 3%.
84% of Democratic voters support voting by mail. 14% oppose it.
43% of Republican voters support voting by mail. 53% were opposed.
68% of Independent voters support voting by mail. 33% oppose it.
Democrats have rallied behind vote-by-mail as a means to avoid COVID-19 health concerns.
President Trump has said he opposed vote-by-mail alleging it leads to voter fraud and favors Democratic candidates.
Voting by mail is prevalent in Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
In 16 states, voters can receive mail ballots but only if they meet certain exceptions such as being 65 years or older, having a disability, or being out of the county on Election Day and during the early voting period.