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Traditional absentee excuses include military deployments or illness.
VOTE BY MAIL: WHICH STATES ALLOW ABSENTEE VOTINGKATE RABINOWITZ, BRITTANY MAYESSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In fact, Texas is one of only six remaining states that are using strict lists of excuses to decide who can vote by mail this year.
TRUMP CONTRADICTS CDC DIRECTOR ON VACCINE; BIDEN SAYS AMERICANS SHOULDN’T TRUST TRUMPCOLBY ITKOWITZ, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Without broader change, Markowitz argued, the city will probably just find another law to use as an excuse to punish speech they don’t like.
THOSE TICKETED FOR SEDITIOUS LANGUAGE SAY THEIR ONLY CRIME WAS TALKING BACKKATE NUCCISEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That takes care of those five and whatever excuses might be connected to how they were obtained and who did what to obtain them.
WHO AMONG US HAS NOT SEDUCED THE POOL BOY?EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 30, 2020OZY
If your organization is smaller, don’t use the small sample size as an excuse to avoid this work.
HOW TO BE A FAIR-PAY CEOMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
So we kind of gave people an excuse to charge at least $5 a month if they’re going to charge at all.
‘PEOPLE WANT TO TAKE BACK THEIR MIND’: SUBSTACK CEO CHRIS BEST ON THE GROWING APPETITE FOR PAID NEWSLETTERSPIERRE BIENAIMÉAUGUST 18, 2020DIGIDAY
For starters, I’m the best excuse you have for your flakiness and irresponsibility.
ADMIT IT: YOU MISS BEING STUCK IN TRAFFICMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 17, 2020FORTUNE
There was a notion that it was merely an excuse to have a free day out of the confines of the office.
RESEARCH: ONLY 25 PERCENT OF PROFESSIONALS EXPECT TO BE WORKING FROM HOME LONG-TERMDAILYPAYAUGUST 17, 2020DIGIDAY
That said, relatively low turnout could make it easier for Alabama to report most of its votes on election night, and most Texans may still decide to vote in person since the state declined to allow the pandemic as a valid excuse to vote absentee.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY’S ELECTIONS IN ALABAMA, MAINE AND TEXASGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)JULY 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
They usually work overseas as an excuse for why they can’t meet you in person or FaceTime you.
DANGERS OF ONLINE DATING IN THE LGBT COMMUNITYLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS

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