“There is legitimate concern here,” noted lawyer Connie Ramirez. “You can’t keep this sort of thing away from the public. There are legitimate cases where remote voting should be allowed, such as illness or health concerns or being stuck somewhere because of cancelled flights, but if proxy voting isn’t a go, then the bill needs to be amended to allow for it being in certain circumstances for some people, not the entire vote. Or if there is a shutdown, put in a provision where the public must have access in a reasonable way.”
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