Sacramento, do not use hand sanitizer on mail in ballots

October 12, 2020
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We are about 3 weeks out from Election Day on November 3rd and many of us have received our mail-in ballots, but Sacramento election officials are urging voters to NOT use hand sanitizer on their mail-in ballots as it can destroy them.  For more info: Click Here

SPOILED BALLOTS: Sacramento County elections officials are asking people to stop disinfecting their mail-in ballots. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Officials said the ballots themselves were processed by machines weeks ago and are safe to handle. The registrar told KCRA 3 they have received at least 100 ballots damaged by disinfectant and alcohol spray. In one case, someone even microwaved their ballot in an attempt to get rid of any germs. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ >> Click the link in bio for the full story

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Since 2000, more than 250 million votes have been cast via mailed-out ballots in all 50 states, according to the National Vote at Home Institute. 5 Reasons to Have Confidence in Mail-in Voting 1. Voting by mail isn't new. 2. It's difficult to request a mail-in ballot or cast a vote by mail using someone else's name. 3. Nationwide security procedures protect the delivery of mail-in ballots. 4. Vote-by-mail programs do not favor one political party over another. 5. Voter impersonation and ballot falsification are exceedingly rare. For more details visit https://www.lwv.org/blog/5-reasons-have-confidence-mail-voting Also, in California you can sign-up and track your ballot here: https://california.ballottrax.net/voter/

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