How to: Fill in an absentee ballot to ensure it gets counted
*There are different deadlines for every state, so be sure to look up the deadlines for your state if you would like to vote by absentee ballot.*
With the upcoming election, many people are concerned about the threat of COVID-19 at the polls as many states are not mandating masks at the polls or are not mandating masks in public at all. A potential solution is filling out an absentee ballot If you meet the qualifications. However, if the instructions are not followed very closely, your vote may not be counted. Here are some key things to focus on.
Research the deadline to request an absentee ballot
Use black ink
Fill in the oval
Overall, just make sure you take time to read the instructions carefully and make sure you fully understand what to do before filling out the ballot. We want our votes to count!