Published Online: April 19, 2016
Published in Print: April 20, 2016, as Delaware Lawmakers Eye All-Mail School Elections

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Delaware Lawmakers Eye All-Mail School Elections

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State lawmakers are considering a bill mandating that all school elections in Delaware be done by mail.

The bill was introduced after some lawmakers received complaints last year about a successful school district tax referendum. The complaints included allegations of duplicate voting and concerns that the balloting coincided with "family-fun nights" at schools serving as voting precincts.

Supporters of the bill say it would help eliminate the potential for improper electioneering and increase voter participation.

Vol. 35, Issue 28, Page 4

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