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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 12:47 PM

25. Yes, they should deliver them but NO, it's no more a poll tax -

- than the cost of my gasoline to drive to the poll. Postage is only needed because the voter chose to vote by mail, no government entity is requiring that they vote that way.

Every voter incurs some expense to vote. Had they not voted by mail, they would incur an expense to get to the poll via gas, taxi, or bus. The only way not to incur a cost to vote is to walk to the poll and you end up spending $$$ in shoe leather to get there. At 65 cents, they're getting off far cheaper than what it will cost me in gas to vote at the poll.

But, yes, they should be delivered. Next election, they need to find a way to make sure that the ballot will only require one stamp.

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