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  5:23 am
Commenter: Mary T. Watkins

Absentee Voting

I am totally against all of the proposed changes to the absentee voting laws. Will some Virginians become subjected to Jim crow laws next? Are you disenfranchising the many service members (tax payers, I know because I was one) serving their country the right to have their vote counted while they are fighting in wars? I don't think soldiers will be focusing on what their signature looks like while avoiding hostile fire! Why is this change necessary other than partisan politics? We need to be focussing on Jobs and the economy! If it's not broken, why change the process? I am not aware of any voter fraud because of absentee voting in the past.    

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