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(election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)

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During the 2013 midterm elections, overseas absentee voting turnout in the US was 10.55 percent.
An unprecedented total of 371 or almost 84% of valor troopers were approved by the Comelec for the Local Absentee Voting. 'I have ensured that my troops are committed and applied for the LAV.
The voter should then write their full name and affix their signature on the bigger envelope before submitting it to the local absentee voting supervisor.
The Philippine Embassy has registered 7,511 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) since the registration for overseas absentee voting started on May 6, according to Ambassador Ezzedin H.
Mike Beebe's veto, did not address absentee voting, and the GOP-controlled Legislature is not expected to take it up during the 2014 session.
In 1862, Wisconsin became the first of a number of US states that enacted provisions to allow absentee voting by soldiers fighting in the Union army during the Civil War.
Early and absentee voting is a key part of Obama campaign's electoral strategy as it targets higher voter turnout by promoting "the ease, convenience, and importance of voting."
That prompted a question, since absentee voting has some particular rules.
Some states offer "no-excuse" absentee voting, which allows any registered voter to request a mail-in paper ballot without requiring that the voter state a reason for his or her desire to vote absentee.
News reports at the time said Felker had reported suspicious absentee voting to the prosecuting attorney.
SEOUL - Absentee voting for next week's general election began across the country on Thursday and will continue through Friday, according to the National Election Commission.
Opposition figures monitoring the vote alleged busloads of Russians used absentee voting documents to obtain ballot papers from corrupt officials in one polling station after another.
Absentee voting rules have changed this year, and now, U.S.
Under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), citizens covered are permitted to register and vote absentee.