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Malheur county clerk’s office flags common errors voters make that get ballots rejected

Malheur County Clerk Gayle Trotter checks a box of ballots at the county courthouse last week. Voters are encouraged to contact the clerk's office if they have questions about the voting process. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

VALE – Malheur County voters can take steps to ensure they don’t make mistakes that would get their ballot tossed in the approaching general election.

While Oregon has long experience with mail voting, such balloting has come into question as part of a national controversy over such voting.

President Donald Trump and his supporters assert fraud could be widespread with such a system. The president recently tweeted that results from the Nov. 3 election “may never be accurately determined” because of mail-in voting. Attorney General William Barr has suggested foreign governments could manufacture fraudulent ballots to flow into . . .