Voting by mail works

It was very surprising to read Congressman Tom McClintock’s recent speech in the House of Representatives, in which he said, “The reason we require election-day voting at a polling place is to assure voters cast their ballots in secret, after they had heard the entire debate and after verifying their identity to their neighbors.”
Perhaps he’s not up to date on how people vote here.
Vote by mail numbers are very high in Mariposa County with three people voting by mail for every one person...

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