Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Absentee Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Action Material omissions from absentee ballots.
Stage Final
Comment Period Ends 10/12/2011
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10/9/11  8:15 am
Commenter: Richard Gossweiler *

Absentee Ballots

It is wrong, arbitrary, and capricious to allow not counting absentee ballots on the basis of readability of signatures. If pharmacists did this, most prescriptions from doctors would be invalid. Have you ever tried to read the signature of the President of the United States? This is poor regulation and will put Virginia back into the days of literacy tests. You must know that it will be challenged in court at great expense to the Commonwealth. Vote NO on this regulation.

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