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Absentee Ballots a Boon or Bust for Democracy?

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Absentee Ballots a Boon or Bust for Democracy?

Absentee Ballots a Boon or Bust for Democracy?

Absentee Ballots a Boon or Bust for Democracy?

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As much as 20 percent of the nation's voters may use absentee ballots to vote before Election Day on November 2nd. But is this a boon or a blow to the democratic system? NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates reports.