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How to Prevent Your Mail Ballot From Being Rejected

It requires more steps than voting in person

As millions of Americans plan to vote by mail this fall, many are asking: How can I ensure that my ballot is not rejected?

The risk is real, especially among voters who have not voted by mail in the past.

A recent Washington Post analysis found that more than 534,000 mail ballots were rejected during primaries across 23 states this year, disenfranchising voters and offering a preview of what could happen in November, when voter turnout is likely to rise dramatically. Studies have found that experience casting mail ballots tends to correlate with lower rates of rejection, and that younger voters and voters of color are more likely in some cases to see their mail ballots invalidated.

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