LISTEN: Vote by mail or in person? Understanding the options this election season

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Vote by mail, absentee voting, in person voting. It’s unlikely that there’s ever been as much anxiety and confusion over voting as there is in the lead up to this year’s election. What do you need to know about your options? How secure are the systems in place and what will the process be for counting ballots after November 3rd?

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • Gail Fenumiai, Director, Alaska Division of Elections
  • Carol Thompson, Absentee Office Operations Manager, Alaska Division of Elections


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-350-2058.

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