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Election Contest Scenario #2: Provisional Ballots with Technical Mistakes

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A voter makes a small mistake filling out his or her provisional ballot paperwork.  Will the ballot count?  Here's how 25 states deal with this situation.  The remaining 25 states are lower priority.  Click on any state to see more info.


Errors will disqualify ballots where they make it impossible to determine registration and eligibility

Errors will disqualify ballots where they violate specific legal requirements

Provisional ballots not used

Provisional ballots will be counted despite nonsubstantive errors

EL@M not covering this state