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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

The 2020 Election May Be Remembered as The Year of The Absentee Ballot

 

September 3, 2020

Inkster City Clerk Felicia Rutledge wants voters to be confident their vote cast by absentee ballot will count in the 2020 election.

As Election Day, November 3, 2020, draws near, COVID-19 continues to ravage the nation. As a safety precaution, many voters nationwide are opting to vote by mail, also known as absentee voting, rather than stand in line or enter a crowed polling place to cast their vote. But is absentee voting safe and secure? Yes, says Inkster City Clerk Felicia Rutledge.

"The Board of Canvassers, they certify the election, they make sure the numbers are correct," she says. "There are so many checks and balances there, that it's extremely hard if you have turned in your ballot, for it not to be count...



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