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County aims to boost voter turnout by sending mail-in ballots for 2020 primary election

Original post made on Apr 11, 2019

More than 900,000 eligible voters in Santa Clara County will receive ballots in the mail for the March 2020 primary election in a statewide effort to increase voter participation.

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Posted by costs
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on Apr 11, 2019 at 1:58 pm

costs is a registered user.

"...approximately $5 million in ongoing costs."

What is the context? Where does this number fit in? To switch systems will the ongoing annual cost be $5 million added to each annual budget. Or is this an ongoing cost of $5 million more per election? The stated aim is to boost voter turnout. Will this new system be more secure and less vulnerable to hacking?


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