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New ballot machine to crack down on errors

How are Oahu officials trying to prevent elections fraud and other errors?

Elections officials have a brand new, $200,000 machine to help count the record number of absentee ballots already mailed out this election season. 119 more words


NCSL: All-Mail Elections "Quietly Flourishing"

With 22 states allowing certain elections to be conducted exclusively through mail-in ballots, the National Conference of State Legislatures in its latest issue of The Canvass published an in-depth report on the practice, exploring its reach and cost, as well as its potential impact of voter turnout and more. 348 more words

Friday is deadline for absentee voting for runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Friday is the last day to request an absentee ballot for Alabama’s runoff election on Tuesday.

Alabama’s chief election official, Secretary of State Jim Bennett, says many registered voters will be away on summer vacations next week, and they can request absentee ballots before leaving town. 101 more words


Md. Judge Rules In Ballots-For-The-Blind Lawsuit

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland won’t require elections officials to provide online absentee ballots for visually impaired and physically disabled voters in the June 24 primary election. 102 more words


Deadlines Approaching for Md. Absentee Voters

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Deadlines are approaching for Maryland voters who wish to submit absentee ballots for this month’s gubernatorial primary.

The State Board of Elections says the deadline to request an absentee ballot for mail delivery is next Tuesday, June 17. 58 more words


California May Have Just Seen Lowest Voter Turnout In Its History

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Preliminary figures show that fewer voters likely turned out for Tuesday’s no-drama primary than for any regular statewide election in California history. 449 more words