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Statement from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on new law supporting military absentee voters

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today made the following statement regarding the signing of Senate Bill 259 (Wojno), which has been filed and given immediate effect as Public Act 25 of 2023:
"Every citizen’s vote strengthens our democracy and this law will help ensure the right of military service members and their spouses and dependents to make their voice heard in our elections while serving our country overseas. I’m grateful to the state Legislature and the Governor for their partnership to make this law a reality ahead of tomorrow’s local elections."

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