the ballot used for an absentee vote.
Why did Texas confuse its state flag with Chile’s? Try to spot the difference, and learn what a “vexillologist” is.Thanks to the eagle eyes of a Texan voter, the absentee ballot this election season in Atascosa County will not feature the flag of Chile. You can see the source of confusion below, but first, how did the Chilean flag end up on a Texan ballot? As you will see, the flags of the Latin American country and the U.S. state are remarkably similar. Both …
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- absent without leave,
- absente reo,
- absentee landlord,
- absentee vote,
Origin of absentee ballot
An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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