What voters can use the electronic ballot return option?

Traditionally, the electronic ballot return option has been limited to overseas voters. However, in February 2020, King County Conservation District held the first domestic electronic ballot return voting election for the King County Conservation District Board. Voter turnout doubled in the election from the previous election, indicating that it may indeed be a viable

What voters can use the electronic ballot return option?2020-09-07T13:26:46-06:00

Why is electronic ballot return voting an option?

Electronic voting can provide increased accessibility for voting populations that experience greater barriers to voting. Populations that are currently served by electronic voting pilots are overseas voters (UOCAVA) and voters experiencing a disability. The Federal Voters Assistance Program (FVAP) released a report on voting rates and barriers to overseas voters, identifying that only 6.9

Why is electronic ballot return voting an option?2020-09-07T13:25:49-06:00

Is there a paper trail for ballots returned electronically?

Like ballot marking devices, the paper trail begins when the election office prints off the digitally marked ballot. The election office scans the paper ballot and tabulates the results. While a paper trail is important, it is perhaps even more important to be able to prove that the ballot that the voter voted reflects

Is there a paper trail for ballots returned electronically?2020-09-07T13:24:03-06:00

What is electronic voting?

Electronic voting is a lay term that attempts to broadly capture methods by which a ballot might be delivered, or returned, electronically. The context for electronic voting, however, may depend on where the voting takes place, and how the ballot is stored or processed.In-person electronic votingThe majority of voting in the United States takes place

What is electronic voting?2020-09-07T13:21:20-06:00