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Hosemann: State's absentee ballots on the rise

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI  — Absentee balloting is on the rise in Mississippi, as indicated by an analysis by the Secretary of State’s Office of absentee ballot numbers since the 2007 Statewide General Election. “What we are seeing is the use of absentee balloting as a form of early voting,” says Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann.  “The number of absentee ballots cast ...

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Hosemann concerned about absentee ballots

JACKSON — Initial inquiries showing a high number of absentee ballots cast in certain counties across the state in the 2011 primary election have caused concern for the Secretary of State’s Office. “Absentee balloting appears to be increasing in this state,” says Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. “We have information dozens of ballots had been witnessed by the same person. ...

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