Never received absentee ballots

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In 2016, my girlfriend and I both requested absentee ballots as we would be out of the country on election day. Neither of us ever received our ballots in the mail, and we had to leave the country before we could do anything about it. 

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California
CA
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An American flag blows in the wind

I called the Registrar's office in January of this year to make sure I was still properly registered. I was assured that I was.

However, during our conversation, he mentioned

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Florida
FL
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old official looking building

I walked into the polling place along with my wife and handed the poll worker my card and they went through the rolls and told me that I wasn't in

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Virginia
VA
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I turned 18 in 2000. In Hampton, Va., I attempted to vote for the first time. However, I was not educated on voting rights. I was turned away from voting because

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