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Absentee Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Action Material omissions from absentee ballots.
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Comment Period Ends 10/12/2011
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10/7/11  5:27 pm
Commenter: Ralph Grove *

Don't arbitrarily block ballots
 

Every opportunity should be made to give citizens the opportunity to vote. If a ballot is irregular in an inconsequential way, it should still be counted. As long as there is a reasonable certainty about the intent of the voter, the ballot should be counted. To disqualify voters on minor details would be completely unethical.




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