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What is a provisional ballot?
The Help America to Vote Act of 2002 and Pa Election Code provide voters with the opportunity to cast a provisional ballot under certain circumstances.
County election officials will examine the provisional ballots within seven (7) days after an election to determine whether the individual voting that ballot was entitled to vote at the election district in the election.
Who may vote by provisional ballot?
Individuals are to be provided the opportunity to cast a provisional ballot if:
Individuals are required to vote by provisional ballot if:
Individuals who vote by provisional ballot will be asked to follow the instructions below:
How Do I Know if My Provisional Ballot Counted?
Within seven (7) days after the election, the county board of elections will examine the provisional ballot to determine the validity of your completed provisional ballot.
At least seven (7) days after the election, using the information provided to you on the Provisional Ballot Identification Receipt, call 1-877-VOTES-PA or visit www.votespa.com. Provide your Provisional Ballot Identification Number.
You will be told whether your Provisional Ballot was counted, partially
counted or not counted. If your Provisional Ballot was not counted, you
will be told why your Provisional Ballot was not counted.
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