Sunday, October 30, 2005

More debate over absentee balloting in Ohio

Discussion continues over Ohio's voting reform ballot initiative. Today's story highlights a Republican bill that recently passed which relaxes absentee balloting, as does the proposed amendment, but the bill also requires ID's.

One wonders if this is a Republican ploy to defeat the constitutional amendment?

There are also some interesting claims in the story about how easy it might be to vote twice in Ohio, whether students are likely to vote absentee or not (and therefore if relaxed absentee voting "subtly" discriminates against students), and finally, if relaxed absentee balloting is actually more expensive than traditional polling techniques.

Today's story is here


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