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Provisional Voting

Kentucky Provisional Voting

You can vote on federal offices on a provisional ballot in federal elections if you live in the precinct and you find yourself under one of the following circumstances:

Maryland Provisional Voting

A provisional ballot allows someone who thinks they are an eligible voter to vote. You might vote a provisional ballot if:

Massachusetts Provisional Voting

You may cast a provisional ballot if you run into the following situations at the polls.

Your name is not on the list. If you believe you're registered to vote, are at the correct polling place but your name does not appear on the voting list. You can ask the poll worker to contact the city or town hall to confirm your registration. If your registration is not verifiable, you may cast a provisional ballot.

Kansas Provisional Ballot

You may vote by provisional ballot if your name is not on the voter registration list or if there is a question about your qualifications to vote. The envelope containing the ballot is grouped with other provisional ballots. These ballots are not counted on Election Day. They are set aside for consideration by the county canvassers.

PROVISIONAL BALLOT VOTING INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Complete a new voter registration card.
  • Mark your ballot and seal it in the envelope provided.
  • Sign the statement on the envelope.

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If your eligibility to vote is questioned on Election Day, you are allowed to cast a challenged ballot. A challenged ballot must be counted the same as a regular ballot. The validity of a challenged ballot need not be determined unless it affects the results of an election.

Illinois Provisional Voting

An election judge will issue you a provisional ballot at your polling place if:

Indiana Provisional Voting

If you believe you are registered to vote in a precinct, but your name does not appear on the poll list, or if you have been challenged as not qualified to vote in your precinct, you will cast a provisional ballot.

Iowa Provisional Voting

If your name is not on the list of registered voters, you may register to vote at the polls on Election day and vote a regular ballot.

If you do not have the proper forms of ID to register on Election Day, or if someone challenges your right to vote on Election day, you may cast a provisional ballot.

Hawaii Provisional Voting

Requirements for provisional voting:

  • You attest that you have registered to vote, and are eligible to vote in the correct district and precinct in that election, but there is no evidence of registration
  • An election official asserts that you are not eligible to vote
  • You registered to vote for the first time by mail and did not provide the required ID with the registration application and did not bring ID at the polling place

Provisional voting procedures:

Idaho Provisional Voting

Idaho does not have provisional voting.

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