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I thought that, by law, only certain people (relatives & caregivers) could
request absentee ballots on behalf of someone.

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 4:22 PM, James Gregoire
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> It’s a practice I’d never engage in, legal or not… However when I have run
> for the legislature in the past an opponent did and I’d often have people
> note that it ticked them off… ****
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> James Gregoire****
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> Board of Listers, Chair****
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> Town of Fairfield****
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> *From:* Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Annette Cappy
> *Sent:* Monday, August 06, 2012 11:16 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: early absentee voter ballots****
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> I think voters should have a right to know who is requesting ballots on
> their behalf.  They often receive them in the mail with no clue as to who
> requested them.………..Of course they *can* call us and ask.****
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> Annette Cappy****
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> *From:* Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network [
> mailto:[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>] *On Behalf Of *Wallingford
> Town Clerk
> *Sent:* Monday, August 06, 2012 11:07 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* early absentee voter ballots****
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> We also, along with Brattleboro, have received requests (filled out by the
> same person) for absentee ballots from people that we know never request
> them. I called the people listed on the form and they said they did not
> authorize the request.  After a few phone calls, I found out that the
> person signing the form was a campaign worker for the challenger in the
> Attorney General democratic race. ****
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> Anyone else receive these requests?  How is the Secretary of State’s
> office  “looking into it”?  (Per article in Rutland Herald)****
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> Joyce Barbieri, Town Clerk Wallingford****
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