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Absentee ballot rejections could triple in battle ground states this year...

now why on earth, would that be????????

 

 

If ballots are rejected at the same rate as during this year’s primaries, up to three times as many voters in November could be disenfranchised in key battleground states when compared to the last presidential election, according to an Associated Press analysis of rejected ballots. It could be even more pronounced in some urban areas where Democratic votes are concentrated and ballot rejection rates trended higher during this year’s primaries.

 

Add VOTING SUPPRESSION by TRUMP and company and extreme GERRY MANDERING as well.

 

 

And speaking of Trump he keeps pushing his friends Russia's narrative about mail in voting "fraud."

 

Those problems could be compounded this year as millions of voters cast mail-in ballots for the first time because of election changes forced by the coronavirus. Large numbers of uncounted ballots could be used to sow doubts about the election; President Donald Trump has been claiming for months without evidence that widespread mail-in voting will lead to fraud.

 

 

 

VOTE and VOTE EARLY!!

 

 

Experts say voters must be diligent about requesting and returning absentee ballots well ahead of Election Day; the Postal Service advises allowing seven days for a ballot to reach an election office.

Drop boxes can help. Michigan, Georgia, Colorado and Arizona are among states adding more. Colorado, which has been mailing ballots to all voters since 2013, saw a slight increase in rejections from about 1% in 2016 to 1.6% in this year’s primary; the rejection rate doubled in Denver but still remained below 2%.

 

 

 

absentee ballot rejections could run high in battle ground states. 

 

 

We can't let Trump steal another election!!!!

 

Biden/Harris

2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

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@Tom5678 

States and the US government could help to promote voter’s rights, provide plenty of polling locations, not destroy the Post Office, to make voting simpler and educate voters, and to encourage voting, not discourage voting...

but, we know why, repubs do not want people to vote...how can that be Patriotic? Because it’s not. 

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Under the Circumstances, I say that if you can  vote in person do so. If you are concerned with the virus, do early voting. 
Due to the fact that we already know that Trump will try to rigg these elections in whatever way he can. We should be prepared to not allow him with the mail in vote rigg that he is promoting.
Vote in person. if you can. do early voting.

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  • Do people in other states not have access to their own voter page where they can check the status of their vote online - no matter which method they choose to vote?
  • How long does your state allow your mail in vote to arrive to be counted AFTER the date of the general election? 
  • Or does it have to be there, in hand, the date of the general election?
  • Does it need to bear a post-market date?  That may require an extra step at the post office to get that post mark. 
  • Do you have to affix your own postage? 
  • Some states that pay for the postage of the return of the ballot don't use 1st class mail - maybe they should -
  • Should states open them up and check for deficiencies when they arrive ???
  • Is there a big problem of people not following directions ?  Seems so

Signature questions should be low since there is so many ways to check them - if it is a mail in ballot,  they can check it against the application for the mail in ballot or even against the last time the voter actually voted because you fill out and sign a ballot request at that time - whether voting early or in person on election day.  They could even check it against any other ballot request that the subject voter might have voted earlier this year in the primary or runoff.

 

Out and out forgetting to sign the mail in ballots evidently is a bigger problem -

My state does not open the actual mail in ballot when it arrives - it is scanned in as to the arrival but not checked for anything until it is time to start counting them, on election day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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