House Bill 2183 focuses largely on mail-in voting. It limits who is permitted to return a mail-in ballot for another person and makes it a misdemeanor for one person to return more than 10 mail-in ballots. The measure also requires the signature on a mail ballot to match the signature election officials have on file, creating a potential for votes to be discarded and bans the Secretary of State from extending mail-in vote deadlines.
The bill also makes it illegal to backdate a postmark on a ballot and bars election offices from accepting money from any entity other than the state for administering elections.
The votes were 85-38 in the House and 28-12 in the Senate.
GOP lawmakers said they are preventing fraud, arguing that the more people who handle absentee ballots, the more likely those ballots are to go missing or be altered. “Having someone cherry-pick whose ballot gets picked up and turned in is not appropriate,” Finch said.
This is an absolute blow to the left and if we keep this up, we will definitely get back on track.
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