Vote by Mail

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A federal judge won’t force Indiana to expand vote-by-mail for this fall’s election.

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Indiana counties can no longer reject a voter’s absentee, mail-in ballot because an official says their signature doesn’t match – without giving the voter a chance to fix it.

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The fight over vote-by-mail continues in Indiana as Gov. Eric Holcomb and Republicans remain opposed to expanding the system for this year’s fall election.

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Former Indiana Lt. Gov. John Mutz, a Republican, says pressure from President Donald Trump is the reason Gov. Eric Holcomb won’t allow many Hoosiers to vote by mail this fall.

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Voter advocates want Hoosiers to be able to vote by mail in this year’s general election.

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A group dedicated to pursuing vote-by-mail for every Hoosier in every election is suing the state to help make that a reality this fall.

The election-year coronavirus pandemic has pushed back elections in more than a dozen states, leading to growing interest in expanding voting by mail this year in order to keep poll workers and voters safe.

All IN: Vote By Mail

Mar 12, 2020
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Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Utah have all adopted some form of comprehensive vote by mail policy. In many cases voter participation increased, and costs went down due to fewer staff being needed for traditional polling places, not to mention shorter wait times at polling sites.