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We support this legislation under the individual liberty principle. Under current law, anyone over the age of 65, or are disabled are eligible to sign up annually for a mail-in ballot. However, in jurisdictions where the county and city are not contracted to coordinate to send ballots, in some cases those who get a mail-in ballot only get issues or candidates from the city, and not the county, or vice versa, because the other government entity isn't required to send out the ballots, thus hindering a citizens right to participate in all elections he has the liberty to.
This bill would require a city and county to coordinate sending out ballots to those who are eligible, in an effort to give those receiving main-in ballots the liberty to participate in every election they are permitted to vote in.