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Provisional Voting

New Jersey14

Provisional ballots are paper ballots that are used at the polling place on election day under the following circumstances:

New Hampshire14

Because there is Election Day registration, there is no provisional ballot process in New Hampshire.

Nevada14

Provisional ballots are eligible for verification if cast in correct precinct.

Nebraska14

Provisional ballots are eligible for verification in correct precinct. You can check the status of your provisional ballot by using your state's resource.

Mississippi Provisional Voting

Known as an affidavit ballot, voters whose names do not appear in the poll book or do not have an acceptable form of ID are entitled to vote by affidavit ballot. A voter who did not present photo ID because of a religious objection is entitled to have their ballot counted if they complete an Affidavit of Religious Objection in the Circuit Clerk's office within 5 business days after the election. A voter who did not present photo ID is entitled to have their ballot counted if they present photo ID in the Circuit Clerk's office within 5 business days after the election.

Michigan Privisional Voting

Voters who do not bring picture identification to the polls or do not possess picture identification can vote by signing an affidavit.

Montana14

You will be asked to vote a provisional ballot for at least one of the following reasons:

Missouri14

Provisional voting is one of the election reform measures provided to guarantee every qualified and registered voter has the opportunity to vote on Election Day.

If your name does not appear on the poll book and you are eligible to vote at that precinct, you may be entitled to vote a provisional ballot. Every effort will be made to determine your eligibility and your correct polling place so you can cast a regular ballot.

Minnesota14

While there is no provisional voting in Minnesota, Election Day registration is available.

Louisiana Provisional Voting

You must be a registered voter in the parish where you vote and eligible to vote in the election for federal office for your provisional ballot to be counted. There are several reasons why you may vote a provisional ballot. Those reasons are:

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