Absentee Ballots

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A group that sued the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, over alleged absentee ballot abuse in 2019 has launched a campaign to “Unrig Bridgeport.”

Absentee Ballots
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A poll of New York voters has found support for speeding up the timetable for election workers to begin processing and counting absentee ballots in future elections.

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In New York, absentee ballot counting is just getting underway in many counties, more than a week after Election Day. Because so many more people voted by mail, eight close State Senate seats are undecided until the ballots are processed. It’s possible the new legislative session could begin in January before some of the races are decided.

New York To Begin Counting Absentee Ballots Friday

Nov 12, 2020
Absentee Ballots
John Froschauer / AP

Many counties in New York will start counting absentee ballots this week, more than a week after Election Day. The results could be decisive in some local and congressional races.

New Bill Would Speed Up Absentee Ballot Counting Process in N.Y.

Nov 12, 2020
John Froschauer / AP

While voters in New York wait for absentee ballots to be counted to decide the final outcome in several competitive races across the state, a top Democrat in the state Legislature has introduced legislation that would speed up the process for future elections.

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