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Voting made easy isn't necessarily voting made better

Guest Commentary


October 18, 2018



I got my voter’s pamphlet in the mail this week. I have more than ample time to study the issues and fill out my ballot before the November deadline. Once I have my ballot filled out and mailed, I no longer need to pay any attention to the irritating political ads. That is the only benefit of voting by mail.

I miss going to the polls. I voted by absentee ballot when I was in the service. I was usually stationed several hundred miles away from my precinct polling place, so I had no choice. That changed when I left the military and began teaching school in Easte...

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