Axios – “If you’re planning to cast your ballot by mail this year rather than voting in person, these are the most common mistakes to avoid so you can ensure your vote is counted. Why it matters: About 1% of absentee ballots that were cast in the 2016 and 2018 elections were ultimately tossed, according to the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission (EAC). That could translate to hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots this year — enough to potentially change the outcome of the presidential race.
- President Trump won Wisconsin in 2016 by fewer than 23,000 votes — less than the number that were rejected in the state’s presidential primary this year.
Here are the leading reasons ballots are typically rejected, based on recent elections…”