A person walks past a sign taped to a traffic cone that reads, "Voting place. Polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m."

PA voters: What you and your government can do to reinforce trust in elections

The November general election is being built up to be one of the most tense, consequential and unusual elections to take place in U.S. history. An incumbent president with historically low approval ratings is saying he wouldn’t commit to election results if he loses, all while a pandemic killing thousands of Americans per week has forced the country to shift toward mail-in voting.