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Mail-in voting in Los Angeles County is a low-tech election experience that requires you to hunt down a blue or black pen. But it isn't without its pitfalls.

In L.A. County, roughly 17,743 vote-by-mail ballots for the March 2020 primary were rejected — equating to roughly 1.5% of all ballots mailed in, according to a recent report by the California Voter Foundation analyzing data from the Secretary of State.

"While vote-by-mail balloting has advantages, especially during a pandemic, it also shifts the responsibility for correctly casting a ballot from poll workers to voters," the report found.

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