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Secretary of State Padilla talks voting access, safety in November election

Original post made on Sep 16, 2020

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke to reporters last week about voting access and safety this year during the pandemic.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 1:46 PM

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Posted by Parent and Voter
a resident of Danville
on Sep 16, 2020 at 7:39 am

Parent and Voter is a registered user.

A couple of points. Allowing ballots to be accepted up to 17 days after the election invites chaos and conspiracy theories. The end result will be much worse than going to a local polling location or using a drop off box at a secure location such as our Police Department. Those have always been options and they work.
It seems that our money would be better spent providing more voting locations and get the word out of where they will be rather than creating a brand new system that hopes to track mail-in ballots. Those in IT know that things sometimes do not go as planned. Just my thoughts.

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