Six states have not changed their requirement for an excuse to vote absentee

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Has your state provided exceptions for absentee voting for the November 2020 election?

Six states have not changed their excuse-required-to-vote-absentee rules. Any registered voter in these states must check with their state (or in the case of Mississippi, local) elections department for for eligibility: IndianaLouisiana, Mississippi,  South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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The 13 states that make it challenging to vote

13 states challenging to vote

Thirteen states require an excuse in order to vote absentee and have no early voting: election day is it.

Can’t get off work? Can’t afford to not go to work? Tough luck.

Have no one to babysit the kids after work? Tough luck.

Need to go out of town at the last minute? May be tough luck for that, too. One state deadline (Rhode Island) for requesting an absentee ballot is four weeks before the election.

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