Hannah Morse, Palm Beach Post Published 7:38 p.m. ET Aug. 13, 2020 | Updated 2:17 p.m. ET Aug. 14, 2020CLOSE Many states are planning on drastically different elections this year and mail-in ballots could be a big game changer. USA TODAYFor the second time as a Palm Beach County voter, President Donald Trump has requested a vote-by-mail ballot ahead of Florida’s primary election on Tuesday.And the president who has just spent the past few weeks excoriating mail-in voting has less than a week to cast it.The request for himself and first lady Melania Trump came Wednesday, the Palm Beach County elections website shows.The next day, Trump told Fox Business Network that holding back money from the U.S. Postal Service, sought by Democrats in a relief package that is stuck in Congress, would hamper mail-in voting, which he advocates.“If we don’t make a deal, that means they don’t get the money,” Trump said in the interview. “That means they can’t have universal mail-in voting; they just can’t have it.”More: Election 2020: Vote-by-mail in Florida works, experts say, despite Trump’s claims of fraudThe Trumps’ ballots would have been picked up, not mailed to his Palm Beach private club, Mar-a-Lago, because the deadline

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