Judge: Ga. Can't Reject Ballots Over Signature Mismatch

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A new analysis of voting practices across the U.S. shows varying voting laws make it too hard and time-consuming to vote in some states - an issue researchers say could affect the nation's democracy.

Campus early voting returned to Florida Monday with a party at Miami Dade College, which was at the center of a partisan fight over more polling places catering to young people.

The order applies for all absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots with apparent signature mismatches submitted for the November 6 election, except in cases where voters have already remedied the problem by voting in person.

Early voting was not available for the September primaries. Several more early risers showed up to join them.

Marine veteran Linson said voting is vital. The early-voting site in Aventura also suffered a brief power outage and some early delays, but was reporting no waits by midday.

"A vote for any candidate for governor or lieutenant governor appearing on the 2018 general election ballot will be counted as a vote for that candidate", Miller wrote Monday afternoon.

Two weeks from Election Day and some Kansans have already started voting. State law requires early voting to be located in the same building as the community's election office or, if necessary, another "centrally-located, suitable and convenient public building".

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To find out where to vote, visit the City of Ottawa's election website.

Residents can also opt to vote early by mail.

Mail-in ballots were sent to active voters earlier this month and the overwhelming majority of Colorado voters use them.

After the controversy received a fair amount of local media coverage, county officials insisted that Inman's omission was the result of human error. She had said during a hearing Tuesday that she was especially concerned about people whose signature doesn't match and who may not be able to vote in person if their absentee ballot is rejected, noting that submitting another absentee ballot or application may not fix the problem if the signature still doesn't match.

Cross said first-day early voting numbers could be indicative of the high number of voter registrations Democrats have garnered this election season in hopes of a "blue wave" giving them control of Congress.

"We have seen voter participation up ever since President Obama's election in 2008".

What does early voting look like in Boston?

Voting locations in the Keys will be open from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. Wednesday, early voting sites will open in Pasco, Hernando and Manatee Counties.

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