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Us -- preparing to head into the voting Booth will cast our vote for president millions of others want to do so by now the pressure's on to make sure every single one of those votes are valid.
And accounted for Eric -- -- yeah.
York city newsroom do they count -- -- Jamie well election officials insist yes that absentee ballots to count and they are secure way to vote and becoming increasingly popular.
This is how they work first of all voters -- -- an application than the ballot is mailed to them by the local clerk's office and you -- sign it and seal it.
The procedure in Bergen county New Jersey where we -- is typical.
And about arrives officials compare the names addresses and signatures with those that are on file.
The band that hasn't set up to the board of elections it's opened in front of both a Democrat.
And a Republican official.
And counted on Election Day if it passes inspection.
We have a very thorough verification process so that anyone.
Who should be able to vote and chooses to vote by mail.
There right will be preserved they will be -- -- -- out.
And the ballots are really secured in -- special specific locked room they are under guard.
24 hours a day for the protection look at look at that steel door.
That's with -- kept the bird count.
But the US elections since the commission says that 2010 the last federal election.
More than fourteen million Americans are over 15% of the electorate cast -- -- by absentee ballot and Jamie that number is growing.
And I know voter fraud there are concerns with the latest there are some election veterans say that absentee ballots are the way to commit voter fraud and you know they've been many.
Prosecutions just this year along.
For example and try New York a democratic politicians and political operatives.
Have been part of a criminal case there were prosecutors say absentee ballots were -- to steal an election.
Voted for was taking place all over -- country both parties Republican and Democrat.
And the absentee ballots are the week week.
I think that's where most of voter fraud takes place.
-- have an absentee ballot fraud cases in nine other states this year.
And as for -- in the balance themselves that varies by the state summer counted before.
I Election Day some are counted on Election Day and some are counted after Election Day.
And of course if you suspect voter fraud -- problems at the polls when you live there's our address voter fraud at foxnews.com.
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