Some folks confuse absentee ballots with mail-in ballots. Mail-in ballots are ballots completed by the membership and returned to the association to be tallied with in-person ballots cast at the meeting.  Arizona statutes require that all voting be conducted by in-person ballots and absentee ballots.  The association can provide for a reasonable form of delivery.  Absentee ballots are absentee ballots because they are cast by the person without needing to be physically present at the meeting.  Hence the word “absentee.”  And, because they are generally “mailed” back to the association to be counted, they are sometimes also referred to […]