September 24, 2021

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How States Verify Signatures On Mail-In Ballots | NBC Nightly News

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At least 31 states and the District of Columbia require election officials to compare signatures on the ballot security envelope to past signatures on file. An NBC News review found only 0.3% of 33 million mail-in ballots cast in 2016 were not counted due to a reported signature mismatch.
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How States Verify Signatures On Mail-In Ballots | NBC Nightly News

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