You have probably heard about one political party in New Mexico sending postcards warning voters that "their neighbors will know" who they voted for. However, I was under the impression that the only public voter information is whether someone voted, and not who they voted for. What else could one know about their neighbors' voting habits?
Help me be an informed voter in my local (U.S.) Senate and Congressional races tomorrow! I'd like to key in my ZIP code and get a concise, impartial overview of the platform and positions of all the candidates on the ballot. Direct me to site(s) that may serve, Metafilter.
Is there any hope for my vote? [more inside]
Mr. sfkiddo voted by mail and didn't sign the envelope. Help us make his vote count. [more inside]
I got my Absentee Ballot in the mail. It says to use the special writing implement. There isn't one. Help me get this un-fucked. [more inside]
What's the policy for opening absentee ballots? Are all ballots opened, or are they only opened when they are expected to be statistically significant? [more inside]
How can I verify my voter registration in California? [more inside]
How should I vote at the bottom of the ballot? [more inside]
I am philosophically opposed to the concept of voter initiatives and ballot questions. There are three questions on my ballot on Tuesday. Should I leave them blank, or vote no? [more inside]
Could I possibly get in trouble for snapping a picture of my ballot/voting screen with my phonecam? [more inside]