Dawn (alphasunrise) wrote,

I knew there was more I wanted to include in the last post

Security concerns. Most of us have digital signatures now, and besides...if the absentee ballot came in for someone who wasn't registered or who hadn't been sent a ballot, the county clerk would reject it. If two showed up, then there would be a look-see.

Point is, the actual pool of voters concerned really won't be large enough to get away with spoofing emails--the scammers would have to possess a list of Missouri military members, and would have to ensure that those names had requested an absentee ballot. For that much effort, they could simply register for the person, request the ballot, and send one in with a forged postmark.

Or better yet...steal a whole box of absentee ballots from the post office and do the same thing.

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