Voting in America still feels like a long lost Pagan tradition. Walk into this crowded room, write a name on this specific piece of paper, and hand it to someone you've never met with the hopes they count your vote.

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Mail-in voting has quelled a lot of those issues. By just filling in a ballot at home and mailing it to collections, you can step the middle man and expect your ballot to reach its destination.

That's not always the case.

Arizona's Solution to Election Fraud

In order to combat the widespread fear that citizen's votes won't make it to where they should, whether intentional or unintentional, the Arizona government has created a new system to put voters at ease.

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A new program is being tested in Maricopa County that would cut voting stress to near zero, and it's simpler than you might think.

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Track Your Ballot in Arizona

The program works in a similar fashion to UPS or USPS tracking services. By going to the site Maricopa County set up for the program, you are able to sign up for this upcoming election. All that's needed is your date of birth, last name, house address number, social security number, and your drivers license number.

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This may seem like a lot, but it's no more than five minutes of work for peace of m. Once you're signed up, you'll be able to precisely track your ballot's progress, from the mailbox to the collections office.

Whether you chose to mail-in or vote on site, remember to protect your ballot, and do your part for Democracy!

[Maricopa County Elections]

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