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App to Help Voters Locate Ballot Drop Boxes


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Albanese drops off his mail-in ballot.

George Mason University cybersecurity researcher Max Albanese created the MyBallotBox app to help voters locate mail-in drop-box locations.

Credit: George Mason University

George Mason University's Massimiliano Albanese developed the myBallotBox app to help people locate drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots.

The free app provides drop-box location data for 32 states and the District of Columbia, with more added on a daily basis.

The data also can be accessed through a Web interface.

Users can select their state from a drop-down menu and click markers on the map to access detailed information about ballot drop-off locations.

Albanese said the project “was the perfect opportunity to combine my passion for programming with my desire to use information technology for social good.”

From George Mason University
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