Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Ridgecrest Daily Independent: Our View

I've been following the move to all by-mail voting in both Washington state and California, as has my colleague Mike Alvarez over at electionupdates.

What's happening? As with Washington, counties in California are finding that the combination of fiscal pressures relating to HAVA compliance, plus the growing numbers of absentee balloters, as well as political pressure from voting reform groups (and faculty like Mike!) make early/absentee balloting the easy option.

Alvarez believes Alameda County's proposal will go down the defeat. Here's another editorial endorsing the plan:

Ridgecrest Daily Independent: Our View


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