Two Terms are Being Used Related to Not Voting in Person at early voting sites or at the polls on Election Days.
- VOTE BY MAIL ~ this refers to the process in some states, such as Colorado, where registered voters are automatically mailed a ballot to complete and return.
- VOTE FROM HOME ~ system in Minnesota where by citizens, without any excuse, may apply for an Absentee Ballot on-line or by paper application. They are then mailed an Absentee Ballot to complete and return. Only those who apply for Absentee Ballots receive them. VOTE FROM HOME is being promoted by LWV as a safe and secure way to vote, especially during a Pandemic.