New ruling means mail-in ballot won't be thrown out if signature is questionable
Due to the pandemic, signatures on mail-in voting ballots will be verified by local county election departments — to avoid voter fraud.
Cameron County Elections Administrator Remi Garza said sometimes the early-voting election staff would question a voter's signature on their ballot, because it didn't match the signature on their early-voting request form.
"There wasn't enough time for us to send a notice or to have the voter try and cure it,” Garza said.
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