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Make it easier to vote absentee


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 09, 2012

~~<p>Despite hitches that have bedeviled the process this election cycle, voters have sent a clear signal that they like the convenience of voting early or by absentee ballot. Policy leaders need to do a careful review of the primary-election operation, with any adjustments aimed at making alternative voting options as reliable as possible.</p>
<p>For their part, the officials who run the election office could have done a better job of heading off certain problems, including having about 300 fewer polling-station volunteers than are needed for Saturday's election.</p>
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Despite hitches that have bedeviled the process this election cycle, voters have sent a clear signal that they like the convenience of voting early or by absentee ballot. Policy leaders need to do a careful review of the primary-election operation, with any adjustments aimed at making alternative voting options as reliable as possible.

For their part, the officials who run the election office could have done a better job of heading off certain problems, including having about 300 fewer polling-station volunteers than are needed for Saturday's election. Login for more...



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