Mail Ballots Complicate the Campaign Calendar

Voters in the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina get much of the attention during presidential elections.

But millions of California and Florida voters will cast ballots by mail this year, well before their state's primaries. The rise of mail ballots — often returned weeks before Election Day — complicates the calendar for candidates and campaigns.

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