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What first-time Minnesota voters need to know before the 2020 election

2 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

For new and first-time voters, less traditional forms of voting - such as early voting and voting by mail - can be a little tricky. Here's how to make sure your ballot counts in November.
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How to track your mail-in ballot at every step and make sure it's counted in November

How to track your mail-in ballot at every step and make sure it's counted in November

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Voting in the 2020 presidential election began earlier this month on September 4, when North Carolina sent out the first mail ballots of the general election to over 600,000 voters on one day alone. And this year, it's easier than ever to check online to see if your mail ballot has been received and counted.
Dozens of states have taken steps to make it easier to vote by mail due to the COVID-19 pandemic , with nine states and the District of Columbia, in addition to a number of counties in Montana, sending all or most registered voters a ballot, and more sending out...
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