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Harry's Gang: Mail voting needs vetting

 

April 17, 2020

It's been proposed that we conduct the next few elections by mail. No in-person voting, until the threat of COVID-19 subsides and it's safe to congregate at polling places. Plus, it's been hard to find enough election judges as it is. Add in the fear of getting the virus and it will be even harder to properly staff polling places this fall.

Still, elections are extremely important, and should not be postponed or altered except in the most extreme situations. Even then, modifications to voting should be as minimal as possible. So, alternatives need to be discussed.

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