“The absentee ballot provisions are there for permanent residents, to make sure those otherwise occupied have the ability to cast a vote in elections where they live,” said State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend). “A dorm contract that expires in May or a lease that begins in September does not qualify you to vote on August 9. The law is not there to simply make things easy to cheat.”Summer elections are unusual around here.
August 5, 2011
If any of the elections in the next 2 weeks are close, I think we'll be hearing a lot about the students sending in ballots from out of state.