Definitions for absentee ballot
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(election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)
A vote made remotely, especially a postal ballot, cast by a voter unable to be present in person.
An absentee ballot is a vote cast by someone who is unable or unwilling to attend the official polling station. Numerous methods have been devised to facilitate this. Increasing the ease of access to absentee ballots is seen by many as one way to improve voter turnout, though some countries require that a valid reason, such as infirmity or travel, be given before a voter can participate in an absentee ballot.
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