Clarifying Absentee Ballots
Last updated 8/17/2020 at 1:56pm
I want to address a recent editorial that misstated information regarding absentee ballots.
The article stated that absentee ballots and mail-in ballots are two different things. They’re not. In the state of North Carolina, absentee ballots, mail-in and vote by mail ballots are all the same. A registered voter does not have to be away from home in November to request an absentee ballot. It is a safe, secure and reliable alternative for anyone not feeling comfortable voting in person.
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