With the use of absentee ballots on the rise this year, many counties are offering drop boxes for contactless delivery of your ballot after you’ve finished filling it out. Drop boxes are monitored by video cameras for security, and ballots must be collected at least once a day. The boxes are located on government property, securely fastened, and built with an opening slot that prevents ballot tampering, damage, or removal. Absentee ballots delivered via dropbox will only be counted if they’re put into the box before polls close at 7 p.m. on election day.

Women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated promote the filing of absentee ballots at Decatur City Hall in Decatur, Georgia on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. (Photo: Itoro N. Umontuen/The Atlanta Voice)

Itoro Umontuen currently serves as Managing Editor of The Atlanta Voice. Upon his arrival to the historic publication, he served as their Director of Photography. As a mixed-media journalist, Umontuen...

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