Overseas service members and their families traditionally cast absentee ballots that are printed out or mailed to them, and these usually have to reach election offices by Election Day.”The hardships that our overseas servicemen and women have in voting and returning a ballot are much greater than those that we see in the state,” said West Virginia elections director Donald Kersey.Tusk Montgomery Philanthropies, which is part of venture capital fund Tusk Ventures, sponsored West Virginia’s partnership with technology firm Voatz. Voatz and the state worked to pilot a mobile voting app in May for deployed voters in two of the state’s counties, Harrison and Monongalia. The same mobile platform will be offered to eligible voters across 55 counties in the fall.West Virginia officials have acknowledged that absentee ballots are not as dependable as in person voting.
That said, there are some parts of the plan that simply don’t add up or are not explained. Let’s take the weekly “endurance” run I mentioned before. The plan says to run the endurance run as a progression (a run that starts slower and finishes faster), and at a “comfortable pace” (but doesn’t define what that pace is).
“It’s so overwhelming,” says Marsh. “There is such a need and you feel so inadequate. It’s like the story of the kid who is throwing starfish into the ocean you don’t make much of a difference, but you do make a difference for those few. He didn’t even take the most shots on his team, trailing point guard Russell Westbrook, and he seemed almost proud that his 28.1 points per game weren’t enough to earn the scoring title for the fourth consecutive year. “He knows he can score,” says Thunder coach Scott Brooks. “He’s trying to score smarter.”.
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