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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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10/7/11  9:58 pm
Commenter: M.H. Wilkinson

Rejection of Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots should not be rejected for superficial, inconsequential, or incidental errors. Voting is such a critical aspect of our public lives that only those ballots containing clearly fradulent errors,  deliberately misleading entries or submitted by an indisputably ineligible voter should be disallowed. Judgment calls should be decided in favor of the accepting the ballot.  over this text and enter your comments here. You are limited to approximately 3000 words.

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