Absentee voting measure in Idaho is collecting signatures

Mon, Aug 17 2009 — Source: KTRV 12

A voter initiative to allow permanent mail-in absentee voting has passed final review by the Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden. A group led by Larry Grant, who ran for Congress in 2006 as a Democrat, wants to allow people to register just once with their county clerk to vote absentee, rather than having to do it again and again every year. Grant, chairman of Idaho Vote by Mail, is trying to get the initiative on the ballot for 2012 and must collect 52,000 registered voters’ signatures to do it.

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