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Unprecedented number of absentee ballots in school board election draws attention of Sec. of State

“Watch the absentees,” we sometimes hear in the news– James O’Keefe the controversial video journalist made a video on it. And others mention it as well– friends in Colorado and Washington state (states with absentee-only voting) have raised concerns, but generally not much can be proven and the discussions are left to radical fringe forums. 749 more words

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Legislation Would Allow New Yorkers to Track Absentee Ballots Online

Without the satisfying pull of a lever or the little sticker that says “I voted,” mailing in an absentee ballot can leave a voter a little uncertain this his choice will actually count—and Councilman Ben Kallos is looking to change that. 386 more words

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Pew Charitable Trust Releases Results of National Voter Experience Survey

A nationwide study of voters’ experiences during November’s mid-term federal election found that about 40 percent of respondents cast their ballots early or by mail. The  241 more words

Absentee-Ballot Handling Got City Election Board Supervisor Fired

CHICAGO (STMW) – A supervisor fired by the Chicago election board was “terminated for gross dereliction” of duty in the wake of problems with absentee ballots that were discovered as votes were being tallied in the hotly contested race for Illinois state treasurer, according to newly obtained records. 743 more words

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The More You Know: Proposed PA Bill Would Allow No-Excuse Absentee Ballots

This week we are spotlighting laws proposed by Pennsylvania lawmakers that effect voting rights and elections.

Last year, Rep. Neal Goodman introduced House Bill 417… 242 more words

'It's over, over, over for Senator Mark Begich': Dan Sullivan holds onto healthy lead in Alaska

Our friends at the Ace of Spades HQ Decision Desk have been assembling an impressive record of calling races, and they’re sounding pretty certain that Republican challenger Dan Sullivan is on his way to victory in Alaska, despite around 30,000‑40,000 absentee votes that have yet to be counted. 618 more words

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Santa Clara County Seeks State Review Of Election Results After IT Manager Abruptly Resigns

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) —

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters said Friday she is asking for the Secretary of State to conduct a review of Tuesday’s election results after an IT worker in the office abruptly resigned on the eve of the election. 317 more words

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