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Mail In Voting

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Many voters are casting their ballots by mail this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York state, every eligible voter can vote by absentee ballot if they are worried about the virus, but the rules are still a bit complicated. Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt sat down with the League of Women Voters' Jennifer Wilson to sort it all out.

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A federal court judge has rejected a challenge to Vermont’s plan to mail ballots to all of the state’s active voters so they can cast ballots by mail or in person for the November election.

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Residents in Berkshire County’s largest community have begun to receive documents on how to vote by mail in the state and federal elections in September and November. WAMC spoke with Pittsfield, Massachusetts City Clerk Michele Benjamin about the mail-in voting process amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott says he's in favor of preparing to hold the November election by mail, but he wants an objective panel to determine if it's needed.