Secretary of state comes out against ballot box ban; fate of bill unclear

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The secretary of state's office on Tuesday came out against a proposal to ban remote mail ballot drop boxes, saying there's no evidence of so-called "ballot harvesting" or any indication of fraud.

Deputy Secretary of State Clay Barker testified against a bill that started out as limiting mail ballot boxes to one in each county and ended up as an outright ban on using any remote boxes.

The ban was passed 21-19 . . .

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