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Absentee Ballot

Key Dates for Voters Before the March Primary

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Are you registered to vote? Do you know when early voting starts? Absentee voting? We've compiled the important dates for the March 18 primary in today's chart.

Senators Aim To Improve Absentee Voting For Military

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two senators said Wednesday they want Congress to improve voting opportunities for hundreds of thousands of U.S. military personnel stat...

Adventures of an Absentee Ballot

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Helen I. Hwang

Sitting here in Scotland, I'm hoping my absentee ballot along with my vote for Barack Obama lands safely on the shores of America before the deadline and gets counted in my hotly contested home state of Pennsylvania.

What Voting in the Future Looks Like

Maria Ehsan | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Maria Ehsan

I have the good fortune of living in Washington state. I was born and raised here, so a lot of the forward thinking and progressive values that the people of this state have are something I grew up with. One of our most impressive and forward thinking systems is that my state votes entirely by mail.

Serious Flaws Plague Absentee Voting

www.nytimes.com | ADAM LIPTAK | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On the morning of the primary here in August, the local elections board met to decide which absentee ballots to count. It was no...

In Absentia

Rich Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

Next Tuesday, you will get up early before work. You will skip breakfast so you can get to the polling place. And you will stand on an excruciatingly...

Early Voting Underway

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Believe it or not, voters have already begun casting their ballots for the 2010 midterm elections, as early voting has dramatically increased in recent years.

WATCH: Illinois Voters Get Naked

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sometimes in Illinois, we are left with an unsavory crop of candidates to choose from at the polls. Pair that with Chicago's unpredictable November we...

Ohio's Issue One: A Jobs Program America Should Notice

Don C. Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Between now and May 4th, Ohioans will vote on Issue One: a spectacular jobs program. It is an urgent reason to go to the polls.

126 Faulty Absentee Ballots Sent Out In DC

The Washington Post | Nikita Stewart and Hamil R. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As many as 126 District voters were mailed incorrect absentee ballots in the latest slip-up for the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, already under ...

New Yorkers Count Too

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hanna Ingber Win

I was so close to not voting. I live in New York, it doesn't really matter anyway. But then the guilt built up inside of me. What would I say when my grandchildren asked about this historic election?

See Craig Vote. Vote, Craig, Vote

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

Still need some help filling out that ballot? Craig Newmark shows us how it's done.

Neighborhood Polling Place Displays McCain Sign, and It's Legal

Hoa Quach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hoa Quach

Presidential candidates are spending millions on a campaign, and I'm questioning if I can afford to spend 42 cents on a ballot that I'm not even sure will be counted.

Election Mail Fraud? Not Here, Says Postal Service

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Oregon votes entirely by mail. This week I met with United States Postal Service Communications Program Specialist Larry H. Dozier to learn more.