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Montana election office pushes for mail ballots


Montana election office pushes for mail ballots

MATT GOURAS, Associated Press

HELENA — Montana's Democratic secretary of state said Wednesday she's working with a Republican lawmaker to switch the state over to mail ballots for all elections.

Secretary of State Linda McCulloch said counties that run polling places and elections could save more than $2 million each election cycle under a plan that she expects would dramatically increase voter turnout.

Many voters currently mail ballots in through the absentee ballot process. But election officials must still staff and open polling plac...

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