No-Excuse Absentee Voting Coming to VA in 2020

Legislation that has passed the House of Delegates and the Senate would create a seven-day window prior to an election in which voters could cast ballots in person without having to give an excuse.

Under current law, voters have to give a reason why they can’t make it to the polls on Election Day before being approved for an absentee ballot. The permissible excuses allow absentee ballots to be mailed or issued in person to anyone who will be away at college, on active-duty military service, traveling or hindered by a disability or illness on Election Day.

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