Summary: S.26 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.26. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (01/03/2019)

Vote by Mail Act of 2019

This bill requires states to allow voting in federal elections to be by mail without additional conditions or requirements, except a deadline for returning the ballot.

States must mail ballots to individuals registered to vote in a federal election not later than two weeks before the election. The U.S. Postal Service must carry ballots mailed by a state expeditiously and free of postage.

This bill authorizes automatic voter registration of individuals through state motor vehicle authorities.