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Envelope B with witness signature circled.

Virginians voting by mail/absentee ballots

If you believe you may not safely have a witness present to sign your ballot envelope while completing the absentee ballot for the Nov. 3 elections, you are not required to do so. Your ballot will not be rejected due to a missing witness signature. These instructions override any on your ballot envelopes regarding witness signatures.

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