Susie Armitage is a freelance journalist and an editor at Youth Communication, where she helps produce two magazines of true stories written by New York City teens and youth in foster care. Before that, she was the global managing editor at BuzzFeed.
Many states require election officials to compare a voter's signature with existing records before issuing and counting absentee ballots, but advocates are filing lawsuits to end the practice.
Contrary to popular belief, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver your ballot even if there's no postage on the envelope.