Re: Why I am a Poll Worker

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue May 23 2006 - 12:58:59 CDT

At 9:39 AM -0700 5/23/06, Alan Dechert wrote:
> > Alan Dechert wrote:
>>> Besides that, early voting, which vote by mail encourages, is a problem.
>>> In
>>> a radio program I was on last week, Jill LaVine, Registrar for Sacramento
>>> County, said that voters sometimes call and say they want to change their
>>> vote. They voted early but by Election Day they changed their mind.
>> Here in Sweden it is possible to change your mind, after making an
>> absentee vote, by voting at the polling place. I believe I have heard
>> that in Denmark you may change your mind any number of times by sendng
>> new absentee votes...
>I think you mentioned that before. Sweden is doing this right, imo. We
>should change the law here. It would be feasible to do this.

The law in California allows absentee ballots to be tallied up to 7
days before the election. So you would be changng that as well.

We should not get off track here. Changing your mind really is a
relatively minor issue.

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
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