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A 49-cent stamp is the most modern way to vote in the digital age

Posted: January 10, 2014 5:01 p.m.
Updated: January 10, 2014 5:01 p.m.

Voting Inspector John Gordon, right, takes ballots from early morning at the Hasley Canyon Village polling place in Castaic. Dan Watson/Signal archives

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With ever declining turnout numbers, visiting a polling place on Election Day to manually mark ballots seems awfully archaic in today’s digital world.

As for now, the best alternative tool voters have today is to hand mark a ballot and mail it in to the L.A. County Registrar’s office – at the soon to be cost of a 49-cent stamp.

Read Sunday's Our Community section to see what other countries are experimenting with and how Santa Clarita residents feel about voting online as an option.

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