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Fri Jan 4, 2019, 12:14 AM

20. "what amounts to" an absentee ballot in WA state is NOT the same as an absentee ballot.

No matter what the Seattle Times might think.

There was no legal category that applied to my son, for example, who was an out-of-state college student.

Here are the limited categories that allow voters to apply for absentee ballots: illness, disability, work schedule, religious observance, or military service.

There was no absentee ballot for someone who didn't want to spend three or four HOURS voting. Or someone who didn't want to drive as far as they'd have to. Or someone who didn't want to have to PUBLICLY debate his choices alongside his boss, for example -- who simply wanted to vote in PRIVACY.

All of these people could have voted in a primary, or on an absentee ballot in a primary. But our caucuses did NOT accommodate them.

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