New Report on Vote By Mail, VBM Does Not Really Increase Turnout

http://weber.ucsd.edu/~tkousser/Will%20Vote-by-Mail%20Elections%20Increase%20Turnout.pdf

This report confirms many other reports that suggest that Vote-By Mail will not really increase turnout in the most important races, and now adds that it may actually DECREASE turnout in those races by up to 3%.

It also confirms that Vote-By Mail is being justified as a cost saving device.

The conclusion on pages 33 and 34 will give you a great sense of what the report is all about.

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