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WHAT DOES ABSENTEE VOTING MEAN IN ENGLISH?
An absentee ballot is a vote cast by someone who is unable or unwilling to attend the official polling station or to which the voter is normally allocated. Numerous methods have been devised to facilitate this. Increasing the ease of access to absentee ballots is seen by many as one way to improve voter turnout, though some countries require that a valid reason, such as infirmity or travel, be given before a voter can participate in an absentee ballot.
The translations of absentee voting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «absentee voting» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABSENTEE VOTING» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «absentee voting» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «absentee voting» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about absentee voting
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABSENTEE VOTING»
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Elections: DoD Can Strengthen Evaluation of Its Absentee ...
The Sec. of Defense has the primary responsibility for federal UOCAVA functions, and the Dept. of Defense's (DoD) Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) facilitates absentee voters' participation in federal elections.
Jack Edwards, 2010
Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections
A. absentee voting Absentee voting generally refers to the process of casting a
BALLOT at a location other than a voting station on ELEC- TION DAY . As each
state has its own election procedures, absentee voting policies vary from state to
Larry J. Sabato, Howard R. Ernst, 2009
Elderly Voters: Some Improvements in Voting Accessibility ...
The VAEHA also contains provisions to make absentee voting more accessible
by prohibiting, with limited exceptions, the requirement of a notary or medical
certification of disability in granting an absentee ballot. However, states generally
Barbara D. Bovbjerg, 2008
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
partments and agencies concerned with the absentee voting program shall
encourage voters to avail themselves of the absentee voting privileges provided
by the several States. In addition, (a) The absentee voting program shall be ...
The Oxford Handbook of American Elections and Political Behavior
Absentee voting increases when political parties identify likely absentee voters
among their supporters and work to turn out these persons for absentee voting.
Absent any effort on the part of political parties to mobilize absentee voting
Jan E. Leighley, 2012
Point, Click, and Vote: The Future of Internet Voting
tee ballots; twenty-two years later, more than 7 percent of all voters voted as
absentees.13 In states with no-fault absentee voting, the results were even more
striking. For example, in California, absentee voting went from 4.4 percent of
R. Michael Alvarez, Thad Edward Hall, 2004
Elections voting assistance to military and overseas ...
In addition to the 11 legislative initiatives, FVAP has identified additional actions
that it would like states to take to simplify absentee voting. According to the
program's Director, one new initiative would be to ask states with extended
To Assure Pride and Confidence in the Electoral Process
Pioneered in Texas in 1991, early voting evolved from in-person absentee voting
but is now distinct from it. In-person absentee voters must apply for an absentee
ballot; early voters must simply report to an early voting station, sign the poll ...
National Commission on Federal Election Reform, Jimmy Carter, 2004
Voters with disabilities access to polling places and ...
In addition, some alternatives and accommodations allow individuals to vote
before Election Day, including voting in person at early voting sites or using less
restrictive absentee voting options, such as “no excuse” or permanent absentee ...
Voters with Disabilities: Additional Monitoring of Polling ...
(see table 5).38 However, the number of states that allow absentee voting without
requiring that voters provide a reason has increased slightly since the 2000
election, from 18 states to 24 states in 2008. Of the 43 states that reported
Barbara D. Bovbjerg, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABSENTEE VOTING»
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Voter Registration Deadline Today
Welge says the circuit clerk's office is expected to be busy through the end of the election as ballots are prepared for absentee voting, ... «WTOK, Jul 15»
Early voting begins in Illinois
The Illinois Board of Elections says that the last day of absentee voting is Nov. 1. Absentee voting is done by mail. Early voting is done in ... «Alton Telegraph, Jul 15»
Greece scrambles to run referendum it cannot afford with polls on …
There is no postal or absentee voting: all who want to cast a ballot must return to the polling stations where they are registered, generally their ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
MILLERSBURG -- Absentee voting begins Tuesday for the Aug. 4 special election. In Holmes County, renewal of a 2.5-mill road levy in Ripley ... «Wooster Daily Record, Jul 15»
Richard Groves: New citizens, new voters
We should make voting easier, not harder. In Oregon you can vote by mail (in North Carolina voting by mail is restricted to absentee voting). «Winston-Salem Journal, Jul 15»
It's time to make no-reason absentee voting available to all …
Twenty-seven other states, including Wisconsin, Illinois and Ohio, already have no-reason absentee voting. It's time for our elected officials to ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
Husted issues election advisory
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Secretary of State Jon Husted announced recently that absentee voting begins July 7 for the 2015 August Special Election, ... «Richland Source, Jul 15»
Michigan residents have until Monday, July 6, to register to vote in …
Residents also can find information on absentee voting, Michigan's voter identification requirement, how to use voting equipment and how to ... «WXYZ, Jul 15»
Circuit clerk's office to be open for voting Saturday despite holiday
Absentee voting is now under way in Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford's office for the Aug. 4 Democratic and Republic primaries. «New Albany Gazette, Jun 15»
Important Voter Registration Deadline Fast Approaching
Residents also can find information on absentee voting, Michigan's voter identification requirement, how to use voting equipment and how to ... «Patch.com, Jun 15»
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