S.26 - Vote By Mail Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/03/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.26 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.