Voting by Mail: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
With the 2020 presidential election nearing and a pandemic in full swing, John Oliver discusses why voting by mail is necessary, the fearmongering surrounding it, and why we need to start planning for November right now.
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  • D G
    D G

    Human Boat Shoe... Your man is mountain John.

  • louis leycuras
    louis leycuras

    I like how as a dude in Australia I know more about the election then most American voters.

  • Gary

    In every country in the world, you need ID.

  • Gary

    But Russians elected Trump LOL

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  • Darling S
    Darling S

    This people have so much imagination almost like if they have done it in the past!! 🤔 that’s odd and weird somebody should look into the Republican Party maybe they have a vast record of this.

  • Spicy Pancake
    Spicy Pancake

    Trump's administration has proven that as a society, we enable narcissists entirely too much.

  • hillock10

    Who the hell are you to promote mail in voting?! I risked my life for this nation! Did you? As a war veteran I demand that only citizens vote and only those with proper identifications. I will be damned if we are to hand over this nation to these Democratic criminals and all their plots to trash the constitution and the 1.6 million soldiers who died for this nation. Have some damn respect for America and stop pushing schemes. Veteran of the Vietnam war

  • oorlob

    Well after the fact, but AZ sends stickers in the ballots.

  • Aleczander Steele
    Aleczander Steele

    Twitter has now banned Trump. There are 555k+ dead, and we are under biden.

  • Dante

    My pencil sharpener is in my medicine cabinet in the bathroom

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    Dummy Account

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  • Tralfazz74

    I swear to F, I was signing into HBO Max AS he started talking about it

  • Brianne Murphy
    Brianne Murphy

    This is why I am glad Arizona is full of snowbirds (people who live in AZ for winter and then migrate to somewhere else for summer). We already have a lot of mail-in voting. Prior to COVID, I only ever voted via Early-Voter Mail In ballots.

  • Matthew Tipple
    Matthew Tipple

    Are you a fucking psychic? Because you called how he would fucking act.

    • Dundoril

      Well that was an easy prediction

  • Lil Princess Isis
    Lil Princess Isis

    Why does that hampster look like trump?

  • Lil Princess Isis
    Lil Princess Isis

    Boy this aged well... Haha him calling trump fucking shit up if it's looking bad for him

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  • Mermaid

    Americans once voted for a crazy man to rule them 🤣🤣🤣

  • I Forgot
    I Forgot

    Oregons been mailing in ballots for as long as I've been alive. We just drop off the ballots at the local library. Guess it's all a fraud

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  • Malik The mad man
    Malik The mad man

    My pencil sharpener is in the front pocket of my backpack.

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  • robert roberts
    robert roberts

    in Georgia they smoking guns all over just to tough to find the bullets, They are ending the problem so it cant be abused again.

  • #OccupyDogtown

    #78percentmailinballotfraudrate #mississippimailinballotfraud #youarecompletefrauds #MOSTCOUNTRIESBANMAILINBALLOTS

  • MegaDC666

    OMG, just watched every show about trump. Wild that I lived through it in so many ways. It's sobering.

  • anthony castillo
    anthony castillo

    The whole discord comment aged well

  • Samuel Valiska
    Samuel Valiska

    I'm from future, I was little confused, when i saw Trump's tweet

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    Laura Brown

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  • Ilan Harmor
    Ilan Harmor

    If you play D&D, you have a fully -functioning pencil.

  • MCPunk55

    You are talking about Conservatives, not humans. You cannot expect human intelligence in non-human species...

  • Anthony Fanchin
    Anthony Fanchin

    Voting by mail is full proof. Shows no fraud.

  • paul bryan
    paul bryan

    i misplace my work permit some 2 weeks ago and i have been trying to get one. the stumble on these of a guy who some said bought fake id from him. i was amaze after reading several positive review "how every one was say he was the best", "he was trust worthy" and others. i contacted these guys if they could help and they said yes iff they get me a trail order first for me to confirm. To keep this my lengthy review short. they are legit and will recommend their service to everyone not like other vendors who vanish after collecting my money


    I haven't seen a booth since '96. It's a better way, plus you can have ALL the time you need to research EVERYTHING!

  • Brad Calhoun
    Brad Calhoun

    That might be the reason we actually got an accurate count this time. Cause all these old ass racist pieces of 💩s were replaced by younger, HONEST FN PEOPLE. IDK about you but there's only one thing I'll trust an old white woman born in America before 1970 to do right for my black ass. 🤷🏿‍♂ And you KNOW what that is. But counting votes ain't that.

  • George Nichols
    George Nichols

    It is funny, only a few mile down the road from me, in Forty Fort PA. It was one of the only frauds with mail in vote and involving a dead person voting. And it was a republican that did it.

  • Comrade B
    Comrade B

    John, I love you.

  • Marisa Chapman
    Marisa Chapman

    I'm just watching this episode now. It's amazing how John predicted so many things that did happen regarding voting by mail.

  • Sam Jones
    Sam Jones

    I have pencils and know where my sharpener is 😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜

  • Justin

    I'm Canadian and our province of Newfoundland and Labrador was having an election on February 13th but the British strain of Covid 19 caused an outbreak their. The province is under lockdown so all polling places will be closed and every ballot will be mail in ballots and election night has been moved again and again now set for March 25th.

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  • CooperTime

    "this beef is shredded" lol

  • CooperTime

    I love the muscle jokes he frequently throws in there

  • Peacekeeper5556

    I keep my sharpener in my pencil case. Is this some American joke because I don't get it.

    • Cioda

      @Peacekeeper5556 Ok you are taking the whole thing too seriously.

    • Peacekeeper5556

      My entire class does.

    • Cioda

      Its a joke about how no one uses pencils anymore

  • Richard Sleep
    Richard Sleep

    Yes I've belatedly discovered a gem in our Mr Oliver. Nobody back here in blighty has a clue who he is, how the hell did I miss that? Brilliant, thanks.

  • Plumikii Ryu
    Plumikii Ryu

    Please Do A Piece on Michael Jackson Hi, I’m writing to you because Last Week Tonight as opposed to other such shows actually cares about issues rather than chasing the headlines. It has been 11 years since Michael Jackson passed away yet to this day what the common consensus is that he is a taboo subject for many. I recall you guys once did a piece on Public Shaming. Michael Jackson was a genius, an abused child. He was strange. He was one of the few major stars from the 80s who came out of the 80s without a heroine addiction. He in his own way did many, Many strange things, but so do most other superstars. And more than others he actually cared. About children, about the earth. About the issues we are discussing to this day. While Icons like Freddy Mercury, Elvis Pressley, Prince, Beetles and many more are known for their good works, Michael is known for the something which he has repeatedly been acquitted for. It’s the truth that anyone looking for will find instantly but due to the “where there is smoke there is a fire” narrative, even 11 years after his death, the new media treats him like a criminal. All his trial pages are open for the public to read. He WAS weird. Making a ranch called neverland, hanging out with children. Trusting people he shouldn’t. But I urge you please cover him, hear beyond the noise like you guys often do. The most successful African American Artist of all time was a humble man child, who respected women, loved children and cared about our environment. He was not a heroine junkie, a private man who did not share his disease even all the way back in 1993 even though he was accused of wanting to become a “White Man”. He was eccentric. Hanging out with animals and caring about them. This article covers multiple sources, some of which I had read previously. Michael Jackson was a multi talented millionaire pop star, who was not an alcoholic, was a caring father, a filial son, Treated women with respect, cared about the planet and it’s beings. The press that constantly kept DASHING him, had found a way to subvert their guilt. All those years of calling him a “Jacko”, “monkey” and many more hurtful things was justified if he was a paedophile. They NEEDED him to be guilty. Such a man cannot exist in Hollywood. Such public shaming had allowed and to this day allows Michael to be a victim to all this slander. Please do a piece, if not one that exonerates him then one that once and for all cements the fact the Michael Jackson, the greatest pop star, the first African American Idol was a paedophile. Not through unknown sources or flimsy headlines but through concrete proof. A news echoing in a closed chamber will not reach anyone, most fans who what to know the truth know it, other people will read the headlines but not the explanations. It’s about time the general public knows. Please do a piece on Michael, the blatant mistreatment by the media, The systematic racism he faced during his trials. Please don’t let the first African American Singer be remembered for the things he did not do, He was weird, weird enough to annoy Freddy Mercury with Bubbles feedbacks, weird enough to let kids crack raw eggs over Michael Jackson, Weird enough to play water balloons with children. But he was not a paedophile and the world needs to acknowledge that. He was in no way a “Perfect Human” but he tried his best to live right and we should not punish him for doing that. On this year please exonerate this Black man, the Justice System has done it two decades ago, it’s about time everyone else does. Please do a piece on Michael Jackson. #spreadtheawareness #justiceformichael #hedeservedbetter

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      ... ... ... Wait, what?

  • Samuel Jacobs
    Samuel Jacobs

    I have a pencil, sharpener and eraser right in front of me. Yes, I am drawing but that's not the point.

  • T H
    T H

    Tucker Carlson: Human boat-shoe

  • Shannon Tobin
    Shannon Tobin

    Sometimes I remember that the past 14 months (and just the past four years in general) have not been normal and I get overwhelmed with realizing how absurd everything is rn

  • Evenios

    i think Trump knew he would lose months before and peddled this lie from the start

  • Lincoln Sand
    Lincoln Sand

    I've lived in Oregon my whole life. And for over 20 years, we have exclusively voted by mail for every type of election. We don't have such a thing as in person voting. You also are automatically registered to vote when you turn 18 or get a driver's license unless you opt-out.

  • Mango Overlord
    Mango Overlord

    This aged like wine

    • T H
      T H

      It is quite delicious wine...yes =9

  • MrTommyboy211284

    I was just watching the CNN report of Trump being officially impeached for the second time. This was the next video. I see the algorithm has a sense of humour.

  • Deadbrother

    "Not in a good way" 7 mknths later and finally I got the joke 🤦‍♂️

  • Gi0nbecell

    Voting by mail has been common and legal for many years for every citizen in Germany. You know, a country with a real, functional democracy. And if bloody works!

  • Sisyphus Johnson
    Sisyphus Johnson

    Let's look back on this and smile, knowing what all came from this

  • Chris Murray
    Chris Murray

    When he said “hundreds of people cycling in and out of an enclosed location “ I wonder how many Trump supporters thought “Gawd damn, I don’t have a bicycle” !!

  • Robert Brennan
    Robert Brennan

    January 2021 checking in and every single thing you said trump would do happened. Also the pandemic is worse than ever even with vaccines getting out there

  • Sylstaer

    called it perfectly

  • Holly Moody
    Holly Moody

    It's that funny , the Democrats doing Impeachment while we are having MORE deaths than ever from Covid

    • Holly Moody
      Holly Moody

      Your an effin joke 😂

  • Gastón Melchiori
    Gastón Melchiori

    Yeah politicians love to ask the virus to "stop for a day" when they have shit to do... Like in Argentina were the president allow a gathering of thousends of people to cry over he dead of a fuking crack head (yes i am talking about Maradona)

  • Christoph Luger
    Christoph Luger

    Don't do mail ballots. They are dangerous. Don't give in to the peer pressure. Do heroin.

    • Pine To The Cone
      Pine To The Cone


    • Christoph Luger
      Christoph Luger

      @T H ask your personal dealer. He knows what's best for you. They care so much they go to prison just because they help people. Smh

    • T H
      T H

      But what type of heroin?

  • Mojo Motive
    Mojo Motive

    The reason for voting by mail is to cheat! Now we have the proof the leftists cheated!

    • Mojo Motive
      Mojo Motive

      @Legalise Meth you have no proof there wasnt cheating there fore it was the most corrupt election in history ! I do have proof, evan after the election, and BtijingB has been installed in the white house the democrats are still fighting a real audit! The Corrupt FBI took over a investigation about ballots being shredded in Pennsylvania, by law they have to keep the ballots for two years, and the FBI started shredding ballots! The media, big tech, and leftist fed you lies about Trump, hid information , and twisted your mind so that you are full of hate, and when your full of hate and propaganda, you are a sheep that can be lead to the slaughter house! You might want to put down tweeker and read the book 1984 it is eerily familiar to what is going on in the USA, Canada, Australia, and Britain!

    • Legalise Meth
      Legalise Meth

      @Mojo Motive You have no proof there was cheating, and because there was no cheating, it was a secure election. You lost hahahahahaha

    • Mojo Motive
      Mojo Motive

      @Legalise Meth you have no proof and it was the most corrupt election in us history!

    • Legalise Meth
      Legalise Meth

      No you don't. You have no proof, and you lost the most secure election in US history. L

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  • Jack

    Dead people voted For Sleepy Joe

    • Pine To The Cone
      Pine To The Cone

      @Robert Morrison ^

    • Robert Morrison
      Robert Morrison

      Two dead people voted. Both Republican.

  • Joceline Faubert
    Joceline Faubert

    Both Oregon and Washington state have been doing mail-in voting since the early 90s and even before. All of our voting is done by mail. Every election you will find a ballot and voting pamphlet in your locked mailbox, then you either return it to a post office, to your mailbox, or to ballot collectors who walk your street on election night.

  • Jay A. Buckwheat
    Jay A. Buckwheat

    I generally use a pocket knife to sharpen pencils but recently i looked in my attic and found a vintage 1985 Pencil sharpener

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    Sanae LOUIZ

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  • Johnny Lastovica
    Johnny Lastovica

    Revote !!! Scared to ??? Why? Cheaper , quick Re vote !!!!!!!

    • Legalise Meth
      Legalise Meth

      No need. Biden won

  • Jett Rink
    Jett Rink


  • H Pham
    H Pham

    This is sooo goood lol!!! I am so glad that orange fuck is outt

  • John Smith
    John Smith

    no voter fraud here

  • Michael Whitehead
    Michael Whitehead

    I’d mail in my resume John! Idk how long it will take you should definitely hire me!

  • Ada Feile
    Ada Feile

    It's scary how accurate these predictions were

    • Spicy Pancake
      Spicy Pancake

      John should have put money on it for sure

  • Aethel Wolfe
    Aethel Wolfe

    Aethel Wolfe “The press controlled state” by Charlamagne.

  • saxxymanene

    I want that ostrich sticker, but I voted in person so I'm not cool enough for that nose ring.

  • Brokejoker

    Hey John, what happened? you said having voter Id laws didnt help protect against voter fraud, and in some ways you were right, but you overlooked the poll workers adding in fake information when ballot lacked such information. Or, how about you talk about the voter incentive program that happened on the reservations in nevada?

  • Shaun Zilinski
    Shaun Zilinski

    Love when he slams that judge

  • JennzOrs

    Imagine telling your voters voting by mail is fraudulent, then losing because Biden's mail-in voters decided to vote 🤣

  • Saniya 666
    Saniya 666

    please upload high resolution picture of stay up late by brian swords, i'm want to use it as wallpaper for my computer, please please please. I love that painting.

  • Herbert Bristol
    Herbert Bristol


  • Bruce Hendershott
    Bruce Hendershott

    Actually have a functional Blackwing, and a dedicated sharpener in my breast pocket right while I watch this.

    • Bruce Hendershott
      Bruce Hendershott

      Not to brag or anything ;)

  • ogrefree

    Thank you past John, we did it

  • Dick Bong
    Dick Bong

    That whole pencil lecture was extremely confusing before I remembered that right, I'm an artist, most people don't have multiple pencils, a kneaded eraser, and an electric pencil sharpener on their desk at all times.

    • Cadesworth.

      Hello fellow fandom artist :>

    • Ellen Davis
      Ellen Davis

      Imagine actually knowing where your art supplies are! I haven’t seen and eraser in months

  • kurt minges
    kurt minges

    If I run,,, I'll run as a Republican "cause they'll believe anything,

  • Alexander Reid
    Alexander Reid

    I’m a high school student. I’ve never had a pencil a single day in school. I was always borrowing pencils. Almost nobody else had pencils either

  • sanctificate

    “We would win if we didn’t count the mail in ballots” -trump

  • My My
    My My

    Yes, it's necessary so the Democrats can cheat and manipulate votes!!

  • Overseer-θ'

    Someone has got to tell Trump that "ZERO!", or 0! (zero-factorial), still 1. ONE!

  • Daniel Fogle
    Daniel Fogle

    This guy isn't for a big surprise when all this voting fraud comes out

    • T H
      T H

      Your delusions are cute, child.

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  • Jokin

    Hyvä , kiitos John Oliver. This helped me to understand US election system. Very difficult to understand where Trump has seen thousands of false votes. Maybe in his dreams.

  • Shadow

    JOHN OLIER NEEDS TO SEE THIS! NAREDNDRA MODI DOESN"T WANT HIM TO: In India, Narendra Modi and his nationalist (borderline fascist) government are withdrawing government support for farmers, and privatizing the agricultural sector overnight, this might be the worst disaster since he demonetized half the country's currency overnight!! Farmers have been protesting but have been met with police brutality, broken roads, and a false media narrative. FARMERS ARE BING BLOBKED FROM TRAVELLING TO DELHI TO PROTEST AND THEY ARE PROTESTING IN SHIFTS TO MAKE THE PROTESTS GO ON FOR MONTHS! No serious media coverage in the country and Modi's trying to sweep it under the rug. Wouldn't it be a shame if somebody cast a bright light on Modi's dirty laundry? *(***

    • Nikolas Hellmold
      Nikolas Hellmold

      @Shadow I know it's old but here you go.

  • Creeper Invasion
    Creeper Invasion

    Comedy peaked with the human boat show joke

  • Wesly Z
    Wesly Z

    NJ is usually shitty, but I'm glad our governor is at least trying to take the disease seriously. "Trying" is a milestone anymore.

  • Seth Roberts
    Seth Roberts

    December 2nd 2020 showed us that there was widespread mail fraud with truckloads of ballots showing up and every ballot was for Biden, a mathematical impossibly. The Democrats used a pandemic to cheat the election. John was wrong as usual. He needs to go back to England

    • Grawlix

      Got any proof, big fella? If not than you're committing a big boy crime called libel, I think throwing verified election results into question is even defined treasonous so, y'know, cut it out if you don't have any evidence

    • Revenant Zero
      Revenant Zero

      Where is the evidence?

  • John Osborne
    John Osborne

    Fuck you John Oliver. Your right and funny about somethings... this you are so wrong you might as well call whinnie the Pooh Xi jingling!

    • Sarah Sutherland
      Sarah Sutherland

      Jesus christ this is a comment section not a goddamn text chat. Edit your original message, or don't because I really don't think the famous guy with 8 million subscribers cares that one idiot isn't going to watch his videos anymore.

  • John Osborne
    John Osborne

    Dominion software has been proven questionable!!!

    • Gavin

      @Alex V no widespread fraud, there was a rounding error in Wyoming

    • Alex V
      Alex V

      @Gavin last I heard bill barr himself said no evidence of fraud

    • Alex V
      Alex V

      @Gavin what source? And don’t give oan or newsmax because they are propaganda bs. If any of this shit actually happened then trump wouldn’t have lost 60 lawsuits and his own lawyers wouldn’t have said they weren’t claiming fraud. This video shows that they were going to claim fraud no matter what if they lost. They just knew mail ins would hurt them because more unlikely voters would actually vote. I called it before the election

    • Gavin

      @Alex V they did

    • Alex V
      Alex V

      @Gavin no they didnt

  • John Osborne
    John Osborne

    I’m done with you... used to love you... but good bye!!!