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LaRose Says State Preparing For Secure Mail-In Voting This November

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says officials are preparing for a higher rate of absentee voting during the November elections due to COVID-19. 

LaRose tells MSNBC there are four safeguards in place to make the process secure:

LaRose says voters who request a ballot must prove their identity with a social security number, driver's license or state ID card. LaRose says officials have a system in place that allows voters to track their ballots once mailed.  He says a bipartisan taskforce meets every week to ensure the proper health precautison are in place for in-person voting:


But LaRose has a warning about the timeliness of election results:


LaRose has disputed President Trump's false claim that absentee voting, also called mail-in voting,  is full of fraud.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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