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Provisional Voting

Wisconsin Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted by 4pm the Friday after the election.

A provisional ballot is a ballot that is marked by a voter but is not counted at the time it is cast. It is issued to a voter who is unable to provide the poll worker with the required documentation. There are three instances where you may vote a provisional ballot:

Wyoming Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted the Friday after the election.

A provisional ballot is a regular ballot issued to a person seeking to vote in a polling place under the following circumstances:

Vermont Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted 2 days after the election.

A provisional ballot is only used if a person trying to vote at the polling place is not on the checklist and cannot affirm they registered to vote by the deadline.

Provisional ballots are eligible if they are cast in the correct jurisdiction.

Virginia Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted 7 calendar days after the election.

There are several reason a voter may vote a provisional ballot:

Washington Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted 14-21 days after the election.

Voters can request that a provisional ballot be mailed to them by contacting their County Auditor's office. Provisional ballot means a ballot issued to a voter who would otherwise be denied an opportunity to vote a regual ballot, for any reason authorized by the Help America Vote Act, including but not limited to the following:

West Virginia Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted 5 days after the election.

If there is a question about your eligibility to vote in an election, you may vote a provisional ballot. You might vote a provisional ballot if:

Utah Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted no later than 14 days after the election.

Provisional voting was mandated to ensure that every eligible voter who is registered or who believes they are registered can cast a ballot in federal elections with the knowledge that a fair process will be followed to determine if the provisional ballot is eligible to be counted. You may vote a provisional ballot if:

Pennsylvania Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted 7 days after Election Day.

You are provided the opportunity to cast a provisional ballot if:

Rhode Island Provisional Ballot

Provisional ballots are counted 48 hours after Election Day.

You may use a provisional ballot if:

South Carolina Provisional Voting

Provisional Ballots are counted before the Friday after a General Election or the Thursday after a Primary or Runoff Election. You can check the status of your provisional ballot online.

You are entitled to cast a provisional ballot if:

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