Advice on missing absentee ballot
Dave Farber, of Interesting-People-list fame, is apparently registered to vote in Eastern Pennsylvania (Chester County) but since he's currently in Western Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), applied for an absentee ballot. It hasn't come yet. Here's the advice he got from a lawyer friend:
I called the dept. of state and voter services in Chester County. You have
two options. Either, come to Chester County to vote at the usual polling
place (or come to Chester County to fill out an emergency application for an
absentee ballot, which would be pointless) or go to the Allegheny County
Common Pleas judge on duty and request an order allowing you to vote in
Allegheny County. Judges are very generous about giving these orders and it
might be a fun experience.
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