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Response to Proud liberal 80 (Original post)

Wed Jun 24, 2020, 10:13 AM

13. My guess is states will make changes to count faster.

One method would be to set a date that ballots must be received by the elections office. Each ballot would be scanned and counted as it arrives. Ohio and Georgia went heavily to mail-in ballots and they were able to report results on election night. We need to stop with the idea that people can sit on general election ballots until the last minute, exactly what does that accomplish other than screw up the counting? The candidates and issues to be voted for are not going to change unless someone dies, get the fucking ballot filled out as soon as it is received and return it.

For general elections, mail-in ballots need to be sent out no later than mid-September and must be back in the elections office by October 20. That is my proposal. With such a system, ballots can be scanned and results from them reported on election night.

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