“Absentee ballots remain the largest source of potential voter fraud.”~ bipartisan 2005 report of the Commission on Federal Election Reform, chaired by former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James Baker.
Boulder County was one of the pioneers of Mail-in voting, and people love it, not only for its convenience but also because it lets you know exactly what’s on the ballot weeks before election day.
As much a people love it, there are concerns about mail-in voting. Jimmy Carter’s Commission on Federal Election Reform advised against using them, due to the potential for fraud. Most European Countries outlaw them.
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“Vote fraud is a greater danger for universal mail-in ballots for several reasons: requiring people ask for absentee ballots ensures that people who are dead or have moved out of state don’t automatically receive them. Also, absentee ballots are more likely to be sent to the voter’s correct current address.”