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Officials don’t expect state to adopt mail-only voting

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 01, 2012

~~<p>Question: It seems that the state elections office wants to get away from people voting on election day and is encouraging people to mail in their votes. Being here is not a factor even though they call it &ldquo;absentee&rdquo; voting. Is there a shift toward mail-in voting?</p>
<p>Answer: Hawaii has had what&rsquo;s called &ldquo;no excuses absentee voting&rdquo; for about 20 years.</p>
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Question: It seems that the state elections office wants to get away from people voting on election day and is encouraging people to mail in their votes. Being here is not a factor even though they call it “absentee” voting. Is there a shift toward mail-in voting?

Answer: Hawaii has had what’s called “no excuses absentee voting” for about 20 years. Login for more...



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