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Material omissions from absentee ballots.
 
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 Comment Title  Commenter
Undemocratic Sydney E. Rab  10/12/11  7:50 pm
Additional Clarity Needed Ruth K. Miller, Virginia Voter and Taxpayer  10/12/11  7:43 pm
Make Voting Easier Carol Summerlyn  10/12/11  5:15 pm
Guidelines/Regulations for Absentee Ballots Ralph Chasteen  10/12/11  4:57 pm
The military votes by absentee ballot Roger Mancastroppa  10/12/11  4:54 pm
Material Omissions from Absentee Ballots Hope N. Walton  10/12/11  3:43 pm
Material & Immaterial Omissions in Conflict? Robin Lind, Secretary, Goochland County Electoral Board  10/12/11  12:21 pm
new voting regulations Ken Lederman  10/12/11  11:48 am
Absentee ballot changes Jo Anne Westhoff  10/12/11  11:39 am
Material Omissions from absentee ballots Michele Atkinson  10/12/11  10:32 am
Forward ever backward never Carolyn Bolden  10/12/11  10:10 am
Absentee Voting Monica Reid  10/12/11  9:46 am
Also support of Margaret Luca's comment M. E. Hady  10/12/11  7:58 am
Preserve Religious Freedom Annette Stewart  10/12/11  7:51 am
Absentee voting Philip Church, DoD (Retired)  10/12/11  4:04 am
Would we deny a signer of The Declaration of Independence for poor penmanship?? Jeanne Bishop  10/12/11  1:06 am
Virginia's going backwards again (Sigh) Patricia Churchill  10/12/11  12:02 am
absentee voting H C Bergemann  10/11/11  10:46 pm
NO REGULATION US Army Vet  10/11/11  9:31 pm
I Oppose new Regulations For Absentee Ballots Stephen Roberts - West End Richmond  10/11/11  7:27 pm
Not a necessary action Andrew  10/11/11  7:05 pm
Oppose new regulations for absentee ballots Chip Atkins  10/11/11  6:53 pm
Totally unnecessary & thinly veiled attempt at voter supression Stephanie Rodriguez, concerned citizen  10/11/11  5:51 pm
Absentee Ballot Ann Hardy  10/11/11  5:47 pm
UNAMERICAN Claire Tuite, APV member and local business owner  10/11/11  5:43 pm
Absentee Voter Rights Jan Christoph  10/11/11  5:01 pm
Are you nuts? Joann Henry  10/11/11  4:31 pm
Proposed SBE Rules on Absentee Ballots are Discriminatory George Burke, Chair -- 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee  10/11/11  4:26 pm
Absentee Voting Rul Changes Monica marlow  10/11/11  3:40 pm
Absentee voting regulations & college student IDs Sarah Bayldon  10/11/11  3:36 pm
Disqualifying a Ballot Should be Rare and only as a last resort Maria Galasso, Stafford, Va  10/11/11  2:50 pm
Changing regulations on absentee ballot voting. Louise Mont-Tucker, Private Citizen  10/11/11  2:26 pm
Absentee balloting is a right - Keep it accessible D R Chew  10/11/11  2:15 pm
disqualify absentee ballots McDaniels  10/11/11  1:37 pm
Voters right Vickie Jackson  10/11/11  1:26 pm
Voters Rights Sarah Propst, Citizen  10/11/11  1:12 pm
THE GOP ANTI-AMERICAN MOVEMENT KCaine  10/11/11  12:46 pm
LETS VOTE AT POST OFFICES!! Theresa Terry  10/11/11  12:26 pm
Voting IS Freedom! Theresa Terry  10/11/11  12:23 pm
The illusion of Democracy Lawrence Huggins  10/11/11  11:14 am
This is ridiculous! Cpatterson  10/11/11  10:53 am
Ridiculous! Every citizen should have the right to vote in an objective, not subjective, manner. Brenda D. Eichelberger  10/11/11  10:47 am
SIGNATURES CAROLYN DEBNAM  10/11/11  10:34 am
OMG... Jacqueline  10/11/11  10:18 am
Consistency and Fairness C. Franklin  10/11/11  9:18 am
PROTEST MARTTA K MODIRI RETIRED  10/11/11  8:21 am
PROTEST MARTTA K MODIRI RETIRED  10/11/11  8:19 am
Voting Rights Donna M. Martin  10/11/11  7:54 am
Republicans will do anything robert abraham  10/11/11  7:24 am
Restricting absentee ballots Sara Bebout  10/11/11  6:37 am
Voting Rights Under Attack! Kathy Paton  10/10/11  11:48 pm
Encourage Voter Partcipation not Discourage Arleen Green  10/10/11  10:52 pm
Voter restrictions M.P. Gunter  10/10/11  10:24 pm
Proposed Reg Falls Short Rex Simmons, Chair, Fairfax County Democratic Committee  10/10/11  10:12 pm
Voting Rosetta M. Lowery  10/10/11  8:34 pm
Stop roadblocks to voting--absentee ballots Judy stevens  10/10/11  7:47 pm
Absentee voting Arletha Cain of GEA  10/10/11  6:40 pm
Absentee Voting Illegible Signature Seymour D. Glanzer Retired  10/10/11  5:46 pm
ELEMENINATION OF BALLOTS BASED ON PENMANSHIP BONNIE  10/10/11  5:12 pm
Absentee Voting Patricia Powell  10/10/11  4:31 pm
absentee voting Kelly Hedgepeth  10/10/11  4:30 pm
Concerned Foster Hardiman  10/10/11  4:30 pm
Don't make voting harder Adam West  10/10/11  4:19 pm
possible discount of an absentee ballot due to poor signature Mrs.Patricia A. Hunter  10/10/11  4:16 pm
Absentee Voting Charles Maddox  10/10/11  3:48 pm
Changes in Virginia's Absentee Voting Standards pjkittrell  10/10/11  3:07 pm
Voting Rights and Sloppy Signatures? Clara Martin  10/10/11  1:55 pm
the ease of voting separates America from all nations / lets preserve that right andrew eckford  10/10/11  1:47 pm
reiko23452@yahoo.com Reiko Schwab  10/10/11  1:23 pm
Voting Rights! American  10/10/11  12:59 pm
Really, Bob??? Karyn McAden  10/10/11  12:10 pm
Common sense and secure, not irrelevant exclusion Peter Newbould, Chairman, Alexandria Electoral Board  10/10/11  12:04 pm
Voter restrictions Susan Ramos  10/10/11  11:47 am
This IS a democracy, right? Pamela Evans  10/10/11  11:28 am
Proposed Regulation on Material Omissions on Absentee Ballot Envelope Howard m. Wilson, Jr.  10/10/11  11:14 am
I Wasn't Going To Vote Republican Anyway Sam Sallome  10/10/11  11:10 am
Voter Fraud Micheline Eyraud  10/10/11  11:09 am
Reject proposal to amend 1VAC20-7 Dan McDonald, private citizen  10/10/11  11:02 am
Changes in voting eligibility John Courtney  10/10/11  10:39 am
atinbasu@gmail.com Atin Basuchoudhary  10/10/11  10:37 am
Make absentee voting easy David Boomsma  10/10/11  10:24 am
Basic Common Sense R. Stewart, Citizen  10/10/11  10:22 am
Absentee ballot regulations Lawrence H. Glanzer  10/10/11  10:19 am
Measure before the State Board of Elections regarding Absentee Ballots Hernan E. Navarro, Jr.  10/10/11  10:09 am
voting rights Barbara Greene  10/10/11  10:09 am
don't restrict our most precious right theresa cook, voter  10/10/11  10:02 am
I object. Nikki  10/10/11  10:01 am
We need people to participate--don't shut them out. Katie Hoffman, private citizen  10/10/11  9:50 am
Voter Restriction Helen Stackhouse  10/10/11  9:46 am
We Should Ensure that Our Citizens Know Exactly How to Vote Correctly. Joy Loving, Citizen  10/10/11  9:39 am
absentee voting Frances Walker  10/10/11  9:34 am
The Right to Vote in Virginia Ernestine Wilson  10/10/11  9:17 am
Repugnant Repubs John Whitley, Consulting Services Group:The Professional Learning Specialis  10/10/11  8:12 am
This law disenfranchises our old and our disabled. Robert w Smith  10/10/11  6:58 am
Absentee ballot rules Marshall F. Smith  10/10/11  6:49 am
Support equality in voting Amy Chen  10/10/11  12:45 am
No More Restrictions John Reynolds, absentee voter  10/10/11  12:22 am
Restricts Democratic Principles Dale Moes  10/9/11  11:18 pm
Sad time for Virginians and the entire country betty crowley  10/9/11  11:12 pm
Signature Shouldn't Matter so Much Edwin Bonilla  10/9/11  10:11 pm
Republican dirty tricks walter short  10/9/11  9:37 pm
Do Not Make it Harder for Absentee Ballots to Count Amy Louise Richardson  10/9/11  9:00 pm
Absentee ballot Noelle Awalegaonkar  10/9/11  8:50 pm
Absentee Ballot Michalynn Jones  10/9/11  6:10 pm
Voting Barbara Chapman  10/9/11  6:07 pm
Absentee Ballots Rosemarie Sawdon  10/9/11  5:43 pm
Concern over Restriction of Voting Access Carol E. Smith  10/9/11  5:34 pm
Absentee Voting Material Requirements Rebecca Cofman  10/9/11  5:20 pm
Absentee Ballot Tiffany Williams  10/9/11  5:03 pm
If true, this is nothing short of perverting the democratic process Irving Lefkowitz, Retired  10/9/11  3:23 pm
Absentee Ballot: Legible Signature Requirement John Hensen Registered Virginia Voter  10/9/11  12:52 pm
Dont make absentee ballot voting harder SAKINA Paige  10/9/11  12:47 pm
Voter registration Carol F Baird  10/9/11  12:44 pm
Voting disqualification Minnie Hood  10/9/11  12:32 pm
absentee ballot Diana Ruchelman  10/9/11  12:08 pm
Fix a problem that doesn't exist Chuck Bernstein  10/9/11  11:27 am
Keep it simple! We need to make voting easier, not more restrictive! Blair Williamson, voter  10/9/11  10:34 am
Please maintain the current regulations John Underwood, retired  10/9/11  10:31 am
Discounting any vote is a TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE! Zanean Toher  10/9/11  10:20 am
Absentee ballots Cynthia Waldron Clark  10/9/11  10:14 am
Make it easier to vote, not harder Carol dennis  10/9/11  9:46 am
absentee ballots Mary Catherine Wimer  10/9/11  9:32 am
Material Omissions Patricia S. Ladlee, a Virginia resident who votes and pays taxes.  10/9/11  9:24 am
Material Ommissions form Absentee Ballots Bruce White, retiree  10/9/11  9:22 am
absentee ballots diane toliver  10/9/11  8:35 am
Absentee Ballots Richard Gossweiler  10/9/11  8:15 am
Voting Annabel G. Gunsallus  10/9/11  7:41 am
Absentee Ballots Harriet Schaller  10/9/11  7:22 am
Absentee Voting Mary T. Watkins  10/9/11  5:23 am
Voter Rights Judi Dumond  10/8/11  11:34 pm
Voter suppresion is alive and well Bob Noel  10/8/11  10:50 pm
Voter Suppression Cheryl,  10/8/11  10:39 pm
Disqualifying voters because of quality of signature Don Smith  10/8/11  10:37 pm
Against this action of excluding ballots due to handwriting. Eddy Westmoreland, Virginia citizen  10/8/11  10:28 pm
jipsy757@aol.com Martha P. Chamblee  10/8/11  10:19 pm
Its obvious this is an attempt to disenfranchise voters for the 2012 elections Cheryl A Mason  10/8/11  10:13 pm
Sloppy Signature Claire Green  10/8/11  10:08 pm
Voting Rights Need to stay with the current options. Nathaniel Ford  10/8/11  9:58 pm
Had hoped that Virgina would not succumb to attempting voter suppression V Jackson  10/8/11  9:43 pm
Material omissions from absentee ballots MAry Ellen Ferrante, retired  10/8/11  9:36 pm
Absentee voting rights Paul M. Schultz  10/8/11  9:35 pm
Signature on Absentee Ballots Eleanor P. Collins  10/8/11  9:32 pm
Material omissions from absentee ballots Frank E. Ferrante, Retired  10/8/11  9:18 pm
Material omissions from absentee ballots. A F Heezen, Jr  10/8/11  9:14 pm
don't attempt to limit voting rights please Sara Shoob  10/8/11  8:52 pm
Right to vote Giles Morris  10/8/11  8:48 pm
Board of State Social Services Gerda Keiswetter  10/8/11  8:26 pm
Absentee balloting Timothy A. MacDonald  10/8/11  8:25 pm
Our signature makes us unique Maxine Thompson, Sandston VA  10/8/11  8:00 pm
Absentee ballots June Clendening  10/8/11  8:00 pm
reject Gov. McDonnel's proposal. paulette ampey  10/8/11  7:23 pm
Absentee ballot requirements Steve Silcox, Virginia citizen  10/8/11  7:19 pm
Absentee Voting Karen L Jorde  10/8/11  7:16 pm
re ; absentee ballot E.S. Rodriquez  10/8/11  7:13 pm
Stop Trying to Destroy our Right to Vote Beverly Burney  10/8/11  7:11 pm
Absentee Voting Concerned VA Voter  10/8/11  6:51 pm
absentee voting Robert Stuart  10/8/11  6:48 pm
Absentee Ballot Jeff Cody  10/8/11  6:29 pm
Vote Suppression Eric Israel  10/8/11  6:12 pm
Voting Rights/Why make it harder? Donna Josaitis  10/8/11  6:03 pm
Voting rules Gillet Rosenblith  10/8/11  6:02 pm
Voting rules Gillet Rosenblith  10/8/11  5:57 pm
Unreasonably strict qualification of absentee ballots Richard H. Lessard, Virginia resident and voter  10/8/11  5:31 pm
Shame on McDonnell Willam Butcher  10/8/11  5:26 pm
RE: Absentee Voting Mary W Thompson  10/8/11  4:46 pm
Absentee Ballot Restrictions Proposed Correll Townes  10/8/11  4:43 pm
what you are afraid of repugs? pammyg  10/8/11  4:33 pm
Changing the Rules John Goulde, Amherst  10/8/11  4:15 pm
Outrageous Mark C. Pugh, Citizen of the Commonwealth  10/8/11  4:14 pm
Board wanting clear signatures Jerry Teplitz  10/8/11  4:01 pm
Do We Really Believe in Democracy ellinor j washington  10/8/11  3:57 pm
This is just plain stupid. Shirley Parris  10/8/11  3:48 pm
JUSTICE AND FAIRNESS FOR ALL Della W. Bland  10/8/11  3:37 pm
Absentee voter regulation Marilyn Newton  10/8/11  3:27 pm
Active Duty Personnel serving outside of Virginia Andrew A. Gaeta  10/8/11  3:24 pm
Voting Rights Jeffrey Clayton Rasnic  10/8/11  3:14 pm
Let's stop trying to limit the mumber of people who may vote in elections William Bass  10/8/11  3:07 pm
Absentee voter regulations Richard Benjamin, private citizen of Virginia  10/8/11  2:51 pm
Do not make voting more difficult. Lois Troxell  10/8/11  2:49 pm
Protecting legitimate voters rights is essential to our entire civil process Richard J. Martone, citizen and voter  10/8/11  2:46 pm
Yeah, change your signature...so that it then looks forged and gets thrown out anyway. E Herbig  10/8/11  2:43 pm
Return to Jim Crow Days? Jean Busboso  10/8/11  2:26 pm
Return to Jim Crow Days? Jean Busboso  10/8/11  2:26 pm
voting regulations william plunkert  10/8/11  2:16 pm
voting regulations william plunkert  10/8/11  2:15 pm
Unbelievable, yet unsurprising Lisa Priebe  10/8/11  1:58 pm
Absentee Ballot Proposed Requirements Darlene Dockery  10/8/11  1:57 pm
Absentee ballot Karen B-W  10/8/11  1:57 pm
Regulatory Action regarding Absentee Ballots Sharon  10/8/11  1:51 pm
Disqualified for bad penmanship??? Kathryn Jones  10/8/11  1:34 pm
Fighting Back!!! Dawn Gunn  10/8/11  1:33 pm
Count the votes Henry Coleman  10/8/11  12:43 pm
Absentee ballot changes to restrict voters' voice Suzanne Keller, citizen, Virginia by birth and heritage  10/8/11  12:28 pm
Voter Registration John C. Brunner  10/8/11  12:27 pm
Proposed Revisions for Absentee Ballot Requirements Sam and Sallie Lewis  10/8/11  12:27 pm
right to cast a ballot, either in person or absentee Oliver Kim  10/8/11  12:00 pm
Neat signature required to use your right to vote? diane post  10/8/11  11:43 am
absurd Debbie Lichtenstein  10/8/11  11:25 am
Defend Democracy Anna B. Mitchell  10/8/11  11:11 am
Limits on Absentee Ballots = Voteer Supression Shawn O'Donnell  10/8/11  11:01 am
Voter Suppression Herbert Mitchell  10/8/11  10:58 am
Material Omissions Elizabeth Kimbriel, citizen  10/8/11  10:51 am
Voting Patricia Vrabel  10/8/11  10:47 am
Do Not Tighten regulataions on absentee ballot voting John k Molloy  10/8/11  10:45 am
Some fight for rights, some fight to take them away Thomas B Huff  10/8/11  10:37 am
Protecting Voter's Rights Kathy L. Reed  10/8/11  10:37 am
Material Omissions on Absentee Ballots GET INVOLVED NOW !!  10/8/11  10:33 am
absentee ballot T. Bull  10/8/11  10:30 am
Please let every vote count James  10/8/11  10:25 am
Absentee Voting Limitations Natalie Somer  10/8/11  10:16 am
Election Regulations Patricia J Webb  10/8/11  10:13 am
Voting absentee should be easier not harder Eric Vance  10/8/11  10:09 am
Absentee Voting Alvin  10/8/11  10:05 am
absentee ballot regulations Hannah Lloyd  10/8/11  9:52 am
Material omissions from absentee ballots. Bernard Hyde  10/8/11  9:50 am
Absentee Voting Betsy Caudill  10/8/11  9:47 am
Absentee Ballot proposed regulations Lara Ellis  10/8/11  9:46 am
Voter Suppression Again? Joan Porte  10/8/11  9:46 am
JDRD@cox.net J. Dominic R. Desnoyers  10/8/11  9:37 am
proposal restricts voting jane seward  10/8/11  9:29 am
Again??? HB Mika, Citizen  10/8/11  9:28 am
Sloppy Signature John Harvey  10/8/11  9:17 am
Another Republican Dirty Trick Jane Williamson  10/8/11  9:01 am
Absentee Ballots DLD  10/8/11  8:57 am
Do Not Tamper with Voting Rights Jeanette Rishell  10/8/11  8:56 am
Ensuring Vote Accounting Michael Burnett  10/8/11  8:53 am
Voters wrights Lawrence Clark  10/8/11  8:51 am
Are we no longer a democracy? Cheryl M. Riordan  10/8/11  8:38 am
Absentee ballot validation JeVerna Haynes  10/8/11  8:29 am
ARE YOU KIDDING?! Mrs. Janet Zaso  10/8/11  8:23 am
Ballot Reform Jim Miller, Citizen  10/8/11  8:13 am
virginia voters' rights janet shaner  10/8/11  7:59 am
veterans' rights Judith Sanders  10/8/11  7:54 am
Judging the Legibility of Signatures to Vote Mary Curro, Citizen  10/8/11  7:51 am
Material Ommission on Absentee Ballots P. Black  10/8/11  7:49 am
Signatures on Absentee ballot Karen Bennett  10/8/11  7:48 am
Absentee Voter Signature Robert J Huskey  10/8/11  7:39 am
ehlarkin@gmail.com Esther Larkin  10/8/11  7:27 am
Government Serves the People Pam Pettengell  10/8/11  7:25 am
Voting Signatures Pamela Mullen*Citizen  10/8/11  7:15 am
voter suppression michelle erickson  10/8/11  7:06 am
mhicks80382@comcast.net MARY HICKS  10/8/11  6:47 am
Material Omissions A. Douglas  10/8/11  6:46 am
Absentee Ballot Peggy Porter Boyd  10/8/11  6:45 am
voting rights Barbara D. Stovall  10/8/11  6:38 am
Absentee ballot Julie Strouse  10/8/11  6:07 am
restricting ballots Susan Zorn  10/8/11  5:33 am
Voting rights Duygu Kivanc  10/8/11  4:04 am
Make it EASIER not HARDER James Reeder, Citizen of Franklin VA  10/8/11  3:40 am
I do not support this legislation William T Magowan  10/8/11  3:20 am
Who's Afraid of Virginia Voting? Mark Lazar  10/8/11  2:20 am
absentee ballots Greg Dixon  10/8/11  1:21 am
Unnecessary Additional Rules Will Invalidate Legitimate Absentee Ballots Richard M. Lent  10/8/11  1:15 am
Absentee Voting LoisEF, voter  10/8/11  1:13 am
Disgrace to Virginia Voter's and Our Founding Fathers Vincent Godfrey Blasco, A Lifelong Democrat  10/8/11  1:06 am
Do not invalidate votes based on technicalities Eric Vrabel  10/8/11  12:47 am
Too Many Trival Items Identified Disqualifiers Harry Johnson  10/8/11  12:43 am
Absentee Ballots Leah Hagood  10/8/11  12:37 am
absentee ballot changes Matthew Roberts, veteran, business owner, voter  10/8/11  12:26 am
A Giant Step Backward! M. Edwards  10/8/11  12:19 am
Illegible Signatures, Really? Victoria Weiss  10/7/11  11:58 pm
Do not shut us out d m bailey  10/7/11  11:50 pm
Shameful voter suppression tactics Brenda  10/7/11  11:42 pm
opposed to the change Roy Gamse  10/7/11  11:41 pm
Enough is Enough! Stand for truth and equality or go home! We need trusted servants not crooks! J. Obie  10/7/11  11:38 pm
Disqualifying Rules On Absentee Ballots - STOP what you are doing! Mark A. Cannady  10/7/11  11:37 pm
Absentee Voting Restrictions-STUPID, STUPID, STUPID, AND SHOULD BE ILLEGAL Cassandra Bass, moveon.org  10/7/11  11:34 pm
Voter suppression? Wylyn Hodnett, registered voter in Hanover County  10/7/11  11:25 pm
the parlous state of US Democracy Madison Cummings, Democratic Party, Albemarle County, absentee voter  10/7/11  11:16 pm
Stop The Madness, Charlotte James  10/7/11  11:15 pm
Needless complexity Lorene Fields, retired  10/7/11  11:11 pm
Regulations equal restrictions. Stop the madness. Shalonda  10/7/11  11:05 pm
Why is America going backwards? Shirley Fowler  10/7/11  10:43 pm
Despicable Nora  10/7/11  10:35 pm
playing with a citizens right to vote Philip Goshorn  10/7/11  10:32 pm
Excessive regulatory action on absentee ballots Paula Bryan  10/7/11  10:24 pm
How sad to see voters nullified because of picky issues! Robert Elliott Button  10/7/11  10:04 pm
Absentee Ballot Paul Amrhein  10/7/11  10:04 pm
Rejection of Absentee Ballots M.H. Wilkinson  10/7/11  9:58 pm
Do not make absentee voting more restrictive Derek  10/7/11  9:57 pm
absentee ballots Conrad Sims  10/7/11  9:56 pm
Voters Rights Debbie Campbell  10/7/11  9:53 pm
Voter Rights Barbara H. Lee  10/7/11  9:49 pm
Bolster absentee voting! Kathy P. Versluys  10/7/11  9:46 pm
Absentee Ballot Standards Chris Hartnett  10/7/11  9:41 pm
Has State govt clearly articulated the need for this legislation? L Smith  10/7/11  9:41 pm
McDonnell is just being silly ... and Un American. jim adams, Louisa County Democratic Party  10/7/11  9:36 pm
question robert steere  10/7/11  9:32 pm
My vote should count: licked envelopes, proper names, and dates be damned Gretchen Vermilye  10/7/11  9:31 pm
Don't make it harder to vote! Terrance M Grogan  10/7/11  9:30 pm
Government Over Reach Dave Arnold  10/7/11  9:28 pm
Voter Suppression Dell Er2win  10/7/11  9:28 pm
Material ommissions on absentee ballots Shelton Dominici, Registered Voter  10/7/11  9:26 pm
voter rights Andrea, citizen of the Commonwealth of VA  10/7/11  9:23 pm
voting law changes jason dunklebarger  10/7/11  9:23 pm
STOP the voter disenfranchisement! Cathy Phillips  10/7/11  9:18 pm
absentee ballot I. Login  10/7/11  9:13 pm
Protection M. Rick Turner  10/7/11  9:07 pm
absentee ballot regulations Christine Wells  10/7/11  9:05 pm
Voting Dee F Pendley  10/7/11  8:56 pm
Restrictions on Absentee Voters Barbara Vivian  10/7/11  8:54 pm
Voter Fraud Is Not The Issue Mary C Johnson  10/7/11  8:52 pm
Absentee Voting and Voter Registration Edith Brashares  10/7/11  8:51 pm
Disqualifying MDs, disabled veterans, elders with disabilities and other voters..... Lynn Kable, Citizen  10/7/11  8:49 pm
Absentee Ballot/Penmenship Elaine Moore  10/7/11  8:46 pm
Handwriting Julia Hughey  10/7/11  8:39 pm
Gov. Mc Donnell, E, Cantor and K. Cuchinnelli want to squash the votes of the poor & students Kathleen Franck  10/7/11  8:38 pm
Absentee Voting Arnold Nachmanoff  10/7/11  8:32 pm
The Goal Should Be to Encourage All Eligible Voters to Vote, NOT Discourage Voting Ann Turner Burks, citizen  10/7/11  8:25 pm
Anti American Republicans Peter Brobeil, PhD  10/7/11  8:20 pm
Intent of the voter should prevail Craig Heinke  10/7/11  8:17 pm
Voter Eligibility Kristine McLaughlin  10/7/11  8:15 pm
Voter regulations Theo B. Giesy  10/7/11  8:03 pm
The Handwriting on the Wall Chris Lozos, myself, an American and as a Virginian, Senior Citizen  10/7/11  8:01 pm
Come, let us reason together Elaine E. Thompson  10/7/11  7:59 pm
Democracy Demands the Presumption on Behalf of the Voter Raymond Firehock, Private Citizen and Registered Voter  10/7/11  7:52 pm
Absentee Ballots Diane Mickey  10/7/11  7:47 pm
Signature on Absentee Ballots Nancy Adams  10/7/11  7:45 pm
regulations for accepting absentee ballots Opal Stroup, Va. voter  10/7/11  7:44 pm
Shame on McDonald Laura grant  10/7/11  7:43 pm
Is someone afraid of a TRUE vote? Phil Jaderborg, Virginia Resident  10/7/11  7:42 pm
Absentee Voters Susan H. Blasco, voter & wife of a disabled voter  10/7/11  7:36 pm
don't take away my vote Estelle Paus  10/7/11  7:33 pm
LImiting Access to voting Carol J. Mitchell senior citizen and tax payer  10/7/11  7:32 pm
Voting Rights Patricia J. Lewis  10/7/11  7:29 pm
comment on proposed regulatory action William J. Ackerman, citizen and voter  10/7/11  7:28 pm
Voting Rights!!! Roxie Goodlett  10/7/11  7:28 pm
Absentee Voter Ballads Celso Puente jr.  10/7/11  7:28 pm
Absentee Ballot Regulations Susan Boatwright Maillet, VA taxpayer and voter, Ret'd Gov't Employee  10/7/11  7:22 pm
The vote Mary Anne Stone  10/7/11  7:17 pm
Common Sense Lynda Myers, Citizen of Batesville, VA  10/7/11  7:10 pm
Gotcha Requirements Kathleen M Smith  10/7/11  7:06 pm
Absentee Ballot Brian O'Neill, retired  10/7/11  7:06 pm
Absentee Ballot Brian O'Neill, retired  10/7/11  7:05 pm
Penmanship as a criterion R Easton, MD  10/7/11  7:02 pm
Elections board should make it easier, not harder, for all to vote! William I. Bacchus, Arlington  10/7/11  7:00 pm
Elections board should make it easier, not harder, for all to vote! William I. Bacchus, Arlington  10/7/11  7:00 pm
Republicans know they cannot win unless... Barbra Nehls  10/7/11  6:59 pm
Counting Votes Tom Reel, private citizen  10/7/11  6:59 pm
Promote Democracy, Don't Stifle It Randal H. Ihara  10/7/11  6:56 pm
Absentee Voting Karen Fedorov  10/7/11  6:55 pm
Voter Suppression S. Bumpas, Voter  10/7/11  6:52 pm
make voting rules fair for all -no penmanship restrictions or others to prevent citizens from voting Millie Kantner  10/7/11  6:48 pm
Concerned about proposed changes Kaitlin Turck, US State Department  10/7/11  6:47 pm
Against the proposed rule Edward Oppenheimer  10/7/11  6:46 pm
Protection for voters rights Ruth Taylor  10/7/11  6:46 pm
Political ploy? Rebecca L. Carter  10/7/11  6:45 pm
Protect legitimate votes Suzanne LiPuma  10/7/11  6:44 pm
Proposed changes to absentee ballots Eleanor Cartwright  10/7/11  6:41 pm
slapham@verizon.net Sandra Lapham  10/7/11  6:39 pm
Opposed to Rejection of Ballots Due to Minor Technicalities Michael Dougherty, Culpeper County  10/7/11  6:39 pm
New absentee voting rules Sara Pearson  10/7/11  6:34 pm
Absentee Ballot rules Valorie R. Lee  10/7/11  6:32 pm
Absentee Voter Alison Szalwinski  10/7/11  6:31 pm
What constitues a sloppy signature? David Gwaltney  10/7/11  6:27 pm
Why are you trying to take away my right to vote. Edward Samuel Risley  10/7/11  6:26 pm
disenfranchinging Virginians Otice C. Sircy  10/7/11  6:25 pm
will my vote be cancelled? and without my knowing it? Ron Thompson  10/7/11  6:25 pm
Any old way to suppression Gloria Spottswood, KASH4 Catering and Party Rentals  10/7/11  6:23 pm
Absente Ballots Sandra Byrd  10/7/11  6:22 pm
handwritting is not required to vote. david r flores  10/7/11  6:22 pm
I Object Paula B. Kugelman  10/7/11  6:20 pm
This comment should be disqualified Steve Why  10/7/11  6:18 pm
Limiting Voting Voting Rights William H Ralston, Retired Attorney  10/7/11  6:17 pm
I object. Donald P Smith  10/7/11  6:14 pm
Absentee Ballots Richard B. Roberts  10/7/11  6:10 pm
Voting rights Ann Covalt, self-employed  10/7/11  6:07 pm
Voter suppression Kathleen Henry  10/7/11  6:07 pm
ID/Signature Verification Patrick Hamilton  10/7/11  6:07 pm
absentee voting Ronald Machmer  10/7/11  6:05 pm
Absentee ballot penmanship Peggy Howell  10/7/11  6:03 pm
Do not enact these rules! Do not restrict voters rights! Catherine Keller  10/7/11  6:00 pm
Absentee ballots should count Ann Jarrell, voter  10/7/11  6:00 pm
the right to vote Patricia Beard  10/7/11  5:58 pm
absentee ballots - poor penmanship Nancy Treusch  10/7/11  5:57 pm
absentee ballots diana walker  10/7/11  5:57 pm
Right to Vote Pat Wilson  10/7/11  5:56 pm
sloppy hand writing and other questionable reasons to deny voting rights Lori Williams, voter  10/7/11  5:55 pm
Assault on voters Stephanie Mercier  10/7/11  5:55 pm
VA Board of Elections Should Not Enact Excessively Restrictive Voting Rules Jon Manger  10/7/11  5:53 pm
Illegible Signature(s) on Absentee Ballots Jay Rose  10/7/11  5:52 pm
Absentee ballots Carol Weber, private citizen  10/7/11  5:50 pm
Democracy under foot John Marshell  10/7/11  5:48 pm
Trying to keep voters from voting is WRONG. Evelyn Glasscock  10/7/11  5:47 pm
It's a right and responsibility to vote - don't make it harder Sheila M. Cornish  10/7/11  5:46 pm
Absentee Ballot Reed Gray  10/7/11  5:46 pm
More Regulations on Voting Donny L Marshall, American Citizen  10/7/11  5:45 pm
Material omissions from absentee ballots Thomas House, Jr.  10/7/11  5:44 pm
absentee ballots/signature Miriam Thompson  10/7/11  5:44 pm
Poor penmanship--are you kidding? Margaret Bowman  10/7/11  5:40 pm
revised absentee ballot rules Michael Gilham  10/7/11  5:39 pm
Win or loose keep it fair cvs  10/7/11  5:39 pm
Absentee votes Laurel Aparicio  10/7/11  5:37 pm
Everyone's vote should be counted! Hilary Bryon  10/7/11  5:35 pm
absentee vote disqualification Opposed Barbara Carley  10/7/11  5:33 pm
Don't add more disqualifiers to absentee balloting Becky Carroll  10/7/11  5:33 pm
I vote! Beth Sherk, citizen  10/7/11  5:33 pm
Every Citizen's Right to Vote Linda Deemer- U.S.citizen  10/7/11  5:31 pm
Count the Votes!!!!! ALL of Them!!!! Barbara Firehock  10/7/11  5:30 pm
Absentee action Adrian Havill  10/7/11  5:30 pm
Material omissions from absentee ballots. Samantha Right  10/7/11  5:28 pm
Don't arbitrarily block ballots Ralph Grove  10/7/11  5:27 pm
Are we judging eligibility to vote or penmanship? Patricia Ann Liske  10/7/11  5:27 pm
Let's make it easier to vote, not harder Sharon H  10/7/11  5:26 pm
Disqualifying absentee ballots for handwriting, etc. Franz L. Canon -- retired  10/7/11  5:24 pm
Out With the Lot! Tom V  10/7/11  5:23 pm
Really? Karen Holman  10/7/11  5:21 pm
I am concerned that the General Assembly is tampering with Absentee ballots Fred Chatelain  10/7/11  5:21 pm
my vote should count melinda b. block  10/7/11  5:21 pm
New Voting Regulations Shirley Hayes  10/7/11  5:21 pm
Voter Rights John Goulait  10/7/11  5:16 pm
Governor Regression Barbara Peacock-Citizen  10/7/11  5:14 pm
Abentee Voter restrictions Beryl Solla, Citizen  10/7/11  5:14 pm
Don't change the rules unfairly Nicholas Evans  10/7/11  5:14 pm
Signature Disqualification of Absentee Ballot David L. Netherton, Voter  10/7/11  5:14 pm
Make it easier - not harder Toni and Edwin Hustead  10/7/11  5:13 pm
Voter C. Niel Manson  10/7/11  5:13 pm
absentee ballots & handwriting Margaret Breslau  10/7/11  5:11 pm
Elections -- Voting requirements becoming more stringent Linda Farrell Small  10/7/11  5:10 pm
Absentee ballots Beryl Maloney-Lillaston  10/7/11  5:10 pm
Absentee Ballots Annalee Gregory  10/7/11  5:09 pm
Every vote should count Nancy Striniste  10/7/11  5:08 pm
In Defense of Absentee Voting sans Government Interference Larry W. Bryant  10/7/11  5:07 pm
Just say NO to voter suppression! Donna A. Will  10/7/11  5:06 pm
The Greatest Right is the Right to Vote Cecilia Op de Beke  10/7/11  5:05 pm
Don't Suppress My Vote Julia Nims  10/7/11  5:05 pm
Change in Absentee Ballot Regulations M. E. DiVincenzo  10/7/11  5:05 pm
Absentee ballot regulations M Fuller  10/7/11  5:05 pm
Changes in Virginia's Absentee Voting Standards Sherri Neil  10/7/11  5:04 pm
Voting Regulation Changes Frank Goyette, Retired  10/7/11  5:04 pm
Absentee ballots should stay as they are Karen M Lockwood  10/7/11  5:04 pm
Restricting the vote Judith Musa  10/7/11  5:01 pm
Voter Suppression Nancy Whiting  10/7/11  5:00 pm
Voter Rights Arthur Roach  10/7/11  5:00 pm
Voting Regulations John Cznadel  10/7/11  4:59 pm
Disqualifying Ballots Timothy Good, Citizen of the Commonwealth  10/7/11  4:59 pm
Absentee Voting Material Omissions Margaret Carpenter  10/7/11  4:58 pm
Proposed Absentee Ballot Regulations Mary Nafpaktitis  10/7/11  4:57 pm
Voter Registration and Absentee Voting Wilfred Smith  10/7/11  4:56 pm
Absentee Voting Mary Vermeulen, voter  10/7/11  4:56 pm
Sloppy penmanship rejection Leslie Little  10/7/11  4:56 pm
Protect voting rights Serelda Elliot  10/7/11  4:55 pm
Proposed New Policy For Absentee Ballots Patricia Norman  10/7/11  4:54 pm
Do not further erode our voting rights Ruth Cookson, voter, Norfolk Virginia  10/7/11  4:53 pm
Stop subverting the right to vote in the Commonwealth Jacqueline Nantier-Hopewell  10/7/11  4:52 pm
Voter intent jim berry  10/7/11  4:52 pm
New Absentee Voting Regulations Bj  10/7/11  4:51 pm
Absentee ballot requirements Barbara B. van Voorst  10/7/11  4:51 pm
Absantee voting. Mary v jones  10/7/11  4:51 pm
Attempts to restrict voting rights Marvin Wingfield, Lynchburg, Va.  10/7/11  4:50 pm
Voter Suppression Alive in VA? Robert Mott  10/7/11  4:50 pm
Voting blockades rhonda holland  10/7/11  4:48 pm
Material omissions from absentee ballots. Carrie Bialous-Private Citizen  10/7/11  4:47 pm
Make It Easy Joseph Harmon  10/7/11  4:47 pm
Absentee Ballots Sharon Canner  10/7/11  4:47 pm
make voting easier - not harder Anne Little  10/7/11  4:46 pm
absenteed ballots Virginia Diezel  10/7/11  4:46 pm
Any legible hand-writing should be counted. J.M. Scott  10/7/11  4:44 pm
Freedom Kevin English, citizen  10/7/11  4:44 pm
Absentee Ballots June Marquis  10/7/11  4:44 pm
Fair democracy Alicia Korten  10/7/11  4:43 pm
One person, one vote Peggy Suntum  10/7/11  4:41 pm
Towards simple, hassle-free absentee voting for all Andrew Medley  10/7/11  4:41 pm
Voter Rights Claire ODea  10/7/11  4:41 pm
martinr3@verizon.net MARTIN ROBERTSON  10/7/11  4:41 pm
Regulations on Absentee Ballots Debra Jacobson, Private Citizen  10/7/11  4:41 pm
In support of improving access to the vote Jean Lowe, retired  10/7/11  4:41 pm
Absentee voting S. Akrie  10/7/11  4:40 pm
Restricting citizens right to vote Jerry T. Jennings  10/7/11  4:40 pm
restricting voting rights Anne Smyers  10/7/11  4:40 pm
State Board of Elections - voting changes George Omwango  10/7/11  4:40 pm
Please do not play politics with voting rights! Stuart Holme  10/7/11  4:38 pm
Absentee Ballot Changes Judith MacPherson  10/7/11  4:38 pm
Governor's attempt to make absentee voting more difficult Barbara Schelstrate, voter  10/7/11  4:37 pm
Variations in Envelopes Clifford Garstang, Chief Election Officer, CAP, Augusta Cty.  10/7/11  4:37 pm
Absentee ballot rules Jonathan Sheiner  10/7/11  4:36 pm
Comment for myself & my 84 yr. old mother Harold R Newman  10/7/11  4:35 pm
Remnants of the Past Sandra M. Corder  10/7/11  4:34 pm
raulin50@aol.com Raulin Angulo  10/7/11  4:34 pm
Fair evaluation of Absentee Ballots John M. Hatfield  10/7/11  4:33 pm
Don't shut us out Sandi Wurtz  10/7/11  4:33 pm
Voting Rights mary campbell, voter  10/7/11  4:32 pm
Let's use common sense here. Bill Camp, Citizen  10/7/11  4:32 pm
Absentee ballots kael svoboda  10/7/11  4:32 pm
voting rights Lorraine Ortega  10/7/11  4:31 pm
Do not tighten absentee voting laws that make it more restrictive to count a voters ballot. James B. Thorsen  10/7/11  4:31 pm
Virginian-Pilot comment on signature absentee ballots Beverley Parker  10/7/11  4:31 pm
Restrictions On Absentee Ballots William A. Garland  10/7/11  4:29 pm
Proposed changes to voting regulations Patricia Wilson  10/7/11  4:29 pm
I hope we're not going backwards D Mitchell  10/7/11  4:28 pm
Absentee ballot Joe Schneider  10/7/11  4:27 pm
Material Omissions Absentee Ballots Carmela Jones  10/7/11  4:27 pm
In support of Margaret Luca's comment Rebecca Tushnet  10/7/11  4:25 pm
Absentee voting Selma Miller  10/7/11  4:20 pm
Material Omissions Absentee Ballots Margaret Luca, Former Chairman, Fairfax County Electoral Board  10/5/11  1:24 pm
Material Omissions on Envelope B W. S. Lee, Fairfax County Election Officer  10/4/11  1:56 pm
In Support of the Regulation Dr. Keith Damon, Elections Committee, Fairfax County Republican Committee  10/3/11  2:49 pm
Material Omissions Renee Andrews, Electoral Board, Falls Church  9/30/11  10:09 am
Material Omissons from Absentee Ballots Deputy Registrar  9/29/11  1:59 pm
Material Omissons from Absentee Ballots Deputy Registrar  9/29/11  1:59 pm
Complete Omission of Date from Envelope B Alex Ables, General Registrar, County of Fauquier  9/29/11  9:49 am
Great Big Brother  9/15/11  8:26 pm
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