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Delaware Lawmakers Eye All-Mail School Elections

By The Associated Press — April 19, 2016 1 min read
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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.

A version of this article appeared in the April 20, 2016 edition of Education Week as Delaware Lawmakers Eye All-Mail School Elections

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