absentee vote

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absentee vote

n.
A vote as cast by absentee ballot.

absentee voter n.

ab′sentee vote′


n.
a vote cast by a person who, because of absence from the usual voting district, illness, etc., has been permitted to vote by mail.
[1930–35]
ab′sentee vot′er, n.
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identification, the possibility of permanent absentee voter status,
Rushford said there were 991 absentee voter applications, with 535 ballots already returned.
In order that the ballot can be filled in with a candidate's name, the returning officer provides the absentee voter, "at the close of nominations, a list of the candidates showing the registered political party, if any, that has endorsed the candidate." This is possible because nominations close 21 days before the election date in the case of fixed elections, 15 in the case of any other elections.
The official added that to register as Overseas Absentee Voter, a Filipino should submit valid Philippine passport and the accomplished OAV application form at the embassy.
The four admitted to manipulating absentee voter ballots to ensure that Hudson Hallum would win not one but three elections in 2011.
In October 1918, the first Absentee Voter List was produced, publishing HM armed forces away from home on active service in the First World War to obtain a vote by post or by proxy in their home constituency.
At College of the Holy Cross (Mass.),x Republican and Democratic students teamed up to organize an absentee voter drive to increase the number of voters.
Conventional wisdom used to hold that the absentee voter was the more conservative voter.
Once absentee ballots are available for voting, an absentee voter may receive and return the ballot in person at the county board of elections office, or receive and return the absentee ballot by U.S.
IFE must approve a specific ballot for the absentee process and is also responsible for keeping track of absentee voter lists and respective applications.
On August 24 AIDSVote announced a project with four other organizations [POZ magazine, Housing Works, the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA-US), and Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP)] to launch a major absentee voter drive.