Jason Coleman offers a scanned in absentee ballot request from New Orleans.
A few weeks ago, the Louisians Secretary of State's office sent out a 4 page document entitled "Municipal Elections Information" within the document was a form to request an absentee ballot by mail.
Take a look at page three, here's an excerpt
Do yo see it?
Take a look again. . . .
Do you see it now????
Ok here you go:
Anything that would positively establish identity is OPTIONAL INFORMATION. Yep, that's right, optional. I could easily fill out this form, get my ballot, send it in; and I haven't lived in New Orleans in over a decade.