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All-mail voting might work but it needs fraud insurance

By David Shapiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 20, 2013

~~<p>Gov. Neil Abercrombie's proposal to conduct future Hawaii elections by mail remains alive in the Legislature with Senate Bill 854, which would start a planning process that could lead to all-mail voting in 2016.</p>
<p>With nearly half of Hawaii voters already casting absentee ballots, any further shift to voting by mail must be accompanied by tighter controls on fraud, voter intimidation and other potential abuses.</p>
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie's proposal to conduct future Hawaii elections by mail remains alive in the Legislature with Senate Bill 854, which would start a planning process that could lead to all-mail voting in 2016.

With nearly half of Hawaii voters already casting absentee ballots, any further shift to voting by mail must be accompanied by tighter controls on fraud, voter intimidation and other potential abuses. Login for more...



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