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What If Kaci Hickox Wants to Vote?

The state of Maine has ordered her to stay home until her 21-day quarantine ends, which extends well through Election Day on Tuesday.
Kaci Hickox goes for a bicycle ride Thursday morning in Maine.

Kaci Hickox goes for a bicycle ride Thursday morning in Maine.

Photograph by Robert F. Bukaty/AP

If there’s one highly motivated, registered voter out there ahead of next Tuesday’s midterm elections, it sure would seem to be Maine nurse and quarantine-defying bicyclist Kaci Hickox.

Here’s the hitch: Hickox does not appear to be registered to vote in Maine, where the governor would like her to remain at home through Nov. 10, the end of her 21-day quarantine. She is registered in Clark County, Nev., where she worked with the Centers for Disease Control in Las Vegas, though officials say she hasn't applied for an absentee ballot.