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Election Integrity: Voters Support Absentee Ballot Reforms

Two measures aimed at protecting the integrity of elections have majority support from American voters.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 63% of Likely U.S. Voters would support a law that requires all absentee ballots to include the signature of a witness, including 39% who Strongly Support such a law. Twenty-eight percent (28%) are opposed, including 15% who Strongly Oppose requiring witness signatures on absentee ballots. Last week a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by Democrats that challenged Wisconsin’s witness requirements for absentee voting. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,072 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on May 12-14, 2024 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.

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