We need a Constitutional Amendment covering all federal office elections.
Registration closed 90 days before the election. Exceptions only with proof of recent address change. Registrations in person with verification of US citizenship and photo ID. Mail in allowed only for serving military.
No early voting. “Mail in” for serving military ONLY. Failure to provide military ballots to the DOD 60 days prior to election shall result in $1000 fine per ballot per day.
Uniform ballot design nationwide. Provisional ballots must be available at polling place.
Absentee ballots must be on hand at local polling station at the time of closing to be eligible. Unverifiable absentee ballots to be considered “spoiled”.
Photo ID required to vote. Must have cast ballot or be in line at the time the polls close. Paper ballots only, hand counted in front of witnesses by election judges at the polling station beginning the moment the polls close or the last voter in line casts a ballot. Ballots to be tallied and sealed into a single box with the formal count attached inside and out. All ballots of all types to be placed in box. Tally to include counted ballots, number of spoiled ballots and number of provisional ballots. Totals to be reported to Sec State office via phone.
Boxes to be transported to local collection points by at least two election judges from opposing parties. Boxes to be sealed into a single locked and monitored room.
Boxes to be opened ONLY if the total number of provisional ballots exceeds the margin of victory or in the event of a lawful recount.
April 12, 2017
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