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

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He explained that under RA 7166, local absentee voting is limited to the elections for President, Vice President and senators.
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.
As of April 28, the consulate ranked fourth in the overall ranking for the Philippine missions worldwide in terms of voters' turnout, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs-Overseas Absentee Voting Secretariat.
To see a full list of which states offer "no excuse" absentee voting, and which do not, click (http://www.
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.
Under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), citizens covered are permitted to register and vote absentee.
Despite the potential impact of the "away" student vote on close elections, on-campus voter drives that promote absentee voting are rare.
But the data point to issues with voter wait times, absentee voting and inconsistent application of election laws," says Michael Caudell-Feagan, director of Make Voting Work.
He provides advice on voter registration, student voting, absentee voting, voting machines and election officials, and what to do on Election Day.
Some experts say we should see November 4th not as the days the polls open, but the days that the polls close, because nearly 1 out of 3 voters are expected to vote early through early walk-in, mail voting, or absentee voting.
I understand that mailing this ballot to me in the manner and form approved discharges TNA's responsibility to me in the matter of absentee voting.
More than half of the votes cast for the city elections in April were done through absentee voting, City Clerk Sharon Dawson said.