So far, 373,000 absentee ballots
have been returned.
It is the only voter registration website where citizens receive a Federal Write-In Ballot
in addition to their voter registration form.
secret and making sure that they can be audited (checked), is difficult to do.
According to an FEC study, provisional ballots
are issued for a variety of reasons: the voter had a name change; the voter was issued an absentee ballot
but didn't use it; the voter registered at the department of motor vehicles but the registration did not reach the elections office; the voter is believed to be a former felon or a non-resident .
The fluidity of the population makes balloting by mail hard to organize even under honest management; often people in certain political target areas (like Democrat-leaning Little Haiti in Miami) have complained that their absentee ballot
applications have been mishandled or gone unprocessed altogether.
Set up a statewide provisional ballot
system by January 1, 2004, so that every eligible voter who goes to a polling place can cast a ballot
In Arizona, they go as far as to help feed the ballots
into the vote counting machines.
Advocates say absentee ballots
allow voters more time to think through their choices, and that is particularly critical on a ballot
such as the one for Nov.
Virtually unknown in the 2000 election, DREs were the means by which tens of millions of voters cast their ballots
The President and Vice President shall be elected for two-year terms by a plurality vote of the voting members taken by letter ballot
One police lieutenant testified that, as of the hearing, a box of ballots
was still sitting in the police station's evidence room because no one had come to pick it up, despite attempts to notify the election commission.
eScan's capabilities include functionality to reject overvoted, undervoted and blank ballots
thereby providing second chance voting at the precinct, just as voters would have through the use of the eSlate Electronic Voting System's summary screen.
But if the county had been prohibited from printing the voter information guides and ballots
without Proposition R -- and the appellate court then decided the measure was legal -- the county would have had to send out supplemental information and ballots
We are pleased that the City and the County have selected Sequoia as the provider of choice for both paper and verifiable electronic ballots
Electronic voting devices set up at Lancaster's fire training center -- and at 16 other locations around Los Angeles County -- will let voters cast ballots
through June 2 for the primary election.