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Nonprofit mails 587,638 erroneous absentee ballot applications to Virginia voters

The mass mailing, which involved more than 2.2 million pre-filled absentee ballot applications statewide, sowed confusion for many voters and local election officials, who quickly sought to inform voters it was not coming from an official government source.