"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal spoke with Kenneth Frazier, CEO of Merck, and Kenneth Chenault, former CEO of American Express.
Sorting through mail-in ballots takes significantly more time than in-person voting.
Andrea Hailey, CEO of the nonprofit Vote.org, thinks making Election Day a national holiday would go far in increasing turnout.
And, for the country's citizens, 99% of public services happen online. Voting was added to that list in 2005.
High costs can prevent states from upgrading voting equipment, which can lead to security and reliability issues.
Major business groups have penned a letter urging Americans to be patient as votes are counted.
The latest data from the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll shows confidence in vote count reflects voters' income.
Campaigns and outside groups are spending tens of millions of dollars on legal challenges leading up to the election, trying to avoid even more damaging — and expensive — fights after polls close.