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Election Day Procedures and Provisional Voting Ashley Fischer Election Law Seminar for County Chairs 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 1 Agenda 1.General Information 2.Qualifying Voters 3.People in the Polling Place

4.Voter Assistance 5.Interpreters 6.Electioneering 7.Miscellaneous Polling Place Procedures 8.Provisional Voting 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 2 General Information Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election judges and clerks should arrive early enough to setup the polling location before 7 a.m.

Any voter standing in line at 7 p.m. will be able to vote. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 3 Qualifying Voters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Voter Provides Acceptable Form Identification Voter is Located on List of Registered Voters Have You Moved? Check-in Voter Voter Signs Combination Form and Accepts Applicable Affidavits 6. Voter Casts Ballot 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 4 Step 1: Voter Identification

Election workers should ask each voter to present acceptable identification. The voter should present his/her photo identification, or a voters registration certificate with an (E) notation signifying that the voter has a permanent disability exemption. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 5 Acceptable ID There are 7 forms of acceptable ID:

Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS Texas personal identification card issued by DPS Texas handgun license issued by DPS United States military identification card containing the persons photograph United States citizenship certificate containing the persons photograph United States passport A voter can use any form of acceptable ID Images of acceptable IDs may be found on our website. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

6 ID Must be Valid The identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place. NOTE: There are some forms of acceptable identification that do NOT expire and are current at the time of voting: Certificates of Citizenship/Naturalization

Uniformed Services IDs (Military) Veterans Affairs IDs (Military) EICs for voters 70 years of age or older 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 7 Permanent Exemption If a voter has applied for and received a permanent exemption to the photo ID requirement, they will provide a voter registration certificate with an (E) notation. NOTE:

Designation of (E) next to VUID Number. Example: 1197099876 (E). 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 8 Common FAQs Q: Does the voter still have to provide their voter registration certificate?

A: No. The voter only needs to provide ONE of the seven acceptable forms of ID. Most commonly, this will be a Texas Drivers License. Unless, they have a permanent disability exemption, and show their registration certificate with the (E) notation. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 9 Common FAQs Q: What if a voter does not have one of the seven forms of ID or registration certificate with an (E)? A: The voter will be offered a provisional ballot. Within

6 days of the election, the voter may appear at the Voter Registrar to show an ID or execute an applicable affidavit for a permanent or temporary exemption. No voter should be turned away from the polls for failing to provide photo ID. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 10 Step 2: List of Registered Voters Locate the voters name on the List of Registered Voters, and: 1. Confirm registration status;

2. Confirm name is the same or substantially similar 3. Look for early voting status (early or "voted" notation); 4. Check for suspense list status (S notation). 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 11 Confirming Registration Status If voter appears on list of registered voters, election worker should move to the next step.

If voter the voter does not appear on the List of Registered Voters, one of the following situations may apply: 1. Incorrect Certificate, Appearing at Correct Precinct 2. Correct Certificate, Erroneously Omitted from List 3. No Certificate, Not On List 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 12 Contacting Voter Registrar Election judges and clerks may contact the voter registrar when a voter comes into the polling place if his/her name is

not on the list of registered voters for the precinct to determine if the voter is registered in another precinct. The judge or clerk should direct the voter to the correct precinct. A voter who has not updated his registration information and who insists on voting in the wrong precinct must vote provisionally. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 13 Name Matches Election workers will need to fully compare

the voters name listed on the List of Registered Voters to the name listed on the acceptable form of ID. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 14 Names are Identical If the voters name on the List of Registered Voters is identical to the name on the ID, the voter will proceed as usual. Precinct 1 Travis County

Example: List of Registered Voters Texas Driver License Lady Bird Johnson 123 Texas Way Austin, Texas 71234 Lady Bird Johnson 123 Texas Way Austin, Texas 71234 Date of Birth: 12/22/1912 Date of Birth: 12/22/1912

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 15 What are Substantially Similar Names Names that are: 1. Slightly Different: Marc Cuban vs. Mark Cuban, or Jamie Foxx vs. Jamie Fox 2. Customary Variation: Sam Houston vs. Samuel Houston, or Henry B. Gonzales vs. Enrique B. Gonzales 3. Initial, Middle Name or Former Name: Lyndon B. Johnson vs. Lyndon Baines Johnson, or Laura Lane Welch vs. Laura Welch Bush

4. Different Field: Sandra Day vs. Sandra Day OConnor, or Beyonce Knowles vs. Beyonce Knowles-Carter 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 16 Totality of the Circumstances Use all information on ID and the List of Registered Voters to assist in the determination: Address Date of Birth Photograph

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 17 Totality of the Circumstances Sylvester Sly Stone Stewart Texas Driver License Sylvester Stewart 237 Funk Drive Austin, Texas 78701 Date of Birth: 3/15/1943 01/31/2020

Precinct 1 Travis County List of Registered Voters Sly Stone Stewart 237 Funk Drive Austin, Texas 78701 Date of Birth: 3/15/1943 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 18 Processing the Voter Voters with identical matches, proceed as usual.

Voters with similar name will need to initial the affidavit on combination form, and then proceed to cast a regular ballot. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 19 Voted Notation If voted appears next to the persons name on the List of Registered Voters, that signifies they voted early. This voter should be offered a provisional

ballot, unless they have their mail ballot or have a Notice of Improper Delivery. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 20 Step 3: Have You Moved? Clerks must ask EVERY voter if they still live at the address shown on the List of Registered Voters. There is no correct form of this question Is this still your correct address?

Are you still at 123 Texas Drive? 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 21 Voter States they Moved If the voter has moved, they need to complete a Statement of Residence form showing their new address. 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 22 Suspense Voters = S Notation A voter must complete a Statement of Residence (SOR) if there is an "S" notation next to voter's name on the list of registered voters. NOTE: The voter may only vote a regular ballot if the address the voter lists on the SOR is still within the same county. 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 23 Common FAQs Q: Does a voters address on their ID have to match the address listed on the List of Registered Voters? A: No. However, a voters address can be used to help verify a voters identity. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

24 The address on a voters ID does NOT have to match their voter registration address! 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 25 Residency Issues When a voter has moved and not updated their registration: Voter Moved Within County

Under the law, the voter is able to return to their precinct of registration or old precinct, complete a Statement of Residence (SOR) and cast their ballot. The SOR will serve to update their registration for future elections. Voter Moved Into the County On election day, the voter may only cast a provisional ballot. The provisional affidavit will serve to update their registration for future elections. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 26

Step 4: Check-In Voter 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 27 Step 5: Voter Signs Combination Form and Accepts Applicable Affidavits The voter will sign their name in the appropriate location. If the voter needs to accept either or both the Voters Affidavit or Similar Name Affidavit, the voter will need to initial in the appropriate

location. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 28 Step 6: Voter Casts Ballot 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 29

People in the Polling Place ALLOWED: Election Workers Voters Minors with parent/guardian Poll watchers, inspectors, SOS Interpreters/Assistants Law enforcement (if requested by presiding judge) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 30

People in the Polling Place ALLOWED, cont. County Chairs: As necessary administrative functions. to perform Examples repairing a voting system providing supplies, such as ballots. 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 31 People in the Polling Place NOT ALLOWED: Candidates ( 61.001(b)) Unless voting, assisting a voter, or conducting official business in the building. Bystanders ( 61.001(a)) People who are not in the polling place to vote or for one of the other permitted reasons.

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 32 Assisting a Voter Who is eligible for assistance? A voter who has a physical disability that renders the voter unable to write or see. A voter who has an inability to read the language in which the ballot is written. (64.031) 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 33 Assisting a Voter What types of assistance are allowed? Reading the ballot to the voter. Directing the voter to read the ballot. Marking the voters ballot. Directing the voter to mark the ballot. (64.0321) 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 34 Assisting a Voter Who is eligible to assist a voter? Any person that the voter chooses. Except: The voters employer, an agent of their employer, or an officer or agent of the voters union. This includes candidates! A person can provide assistance regardless of: The fact that they have assisted someone else. Their residence, citizenship, age or voter registration

status. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 35 Assisting a Voter What if the voter doesnt choose the assistant? Election workers may assist a voter. Two workers must assist together. (One worker may assist during early voting.) (64.032(b)) 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 36 Assisting a Voter Who else can be there? If the voter chooses their assistant, no one else may be present. If election workers are assisting a voter, poll watchers may be present to observe. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

37 Assisting a Voter What else does an assistant need to do? Take the Oath of Assistance. Name and address must be entered next to voters name on poll list. (64.032(d), 64.034, 64.035, 64.036) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 38

Assisting a Voter Election official must ask voter if voter wants entire ballot read to him/her, and if so, must instruct assistant to do so. Must NOT mark ballot in any way other than how the voter indicates he/she wants the ballot marked. Offense is a Class A misdemeanor. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 39 Election Officials Assisting Voters

Two election officials may assist a voter. (One during early voting.) Entire ballot must be read to voter unless voter states that they only want to hear certain offices or measures. Election officials must also take Oath of Assistance, though only need to take oath once. ( 33.057, 34.002(b), 64.032, 64.033) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 40 Election Officials Assisting Voters

Election workers names are not entered next to voters name on poll list. Poll watcher and inspectors may observe assistance when provided by election officials. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 41 Assisting a Voter Curbside Voting What is curbside voting? If voter is unable to enter a polling place without assistance or likelihood of injury,

he/she may be assisted curbside. (64.009) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 42 Interpreting for a Voter An interpreter may also assist a voter Interpreters must be registered voters of the political subdivision. Interpreter must take Oath of Interpreter. Remember: Unless voter needs the interpreter to read the ballot because voter cannot read the language in which the ballot is

printed OR unless voter is eligible for assistance, the interpreters job ends when voter gets his/her ballot. If the above is the case, the interpreter/assistant will need to treated as BOTH an interpreter and an assistant . (61.032, 61.033, 61.035) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 43 What is Electioneering? Electioneering is advocating for or against a candidate, measure, party or issue within 100 feet of an outside door through which a voter may enter the

polling place. Section 61.003 provides that electioneering includes the posting, use, or distribution of political signs or literature. Electioneering is a crime; it is a Class C misdemeanor. ( 61.003) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 44 Electioneering The entity that owns or controls a public building being used as an election day or early voting polling

place may not, at any time during the voting period, prohibit electioneering on the building's premises outside of the 100-foot distance marker, but may enact reasonable regulations concerning the time, place, and manner of electioneering. Example: electioneering may not be completely prohibited outside the 100-foot distance from the entrance to a school building being used as a polling place. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 45 What is NOT electioneering?

Voter Assistance Materials ( 61.011) Voters are permitted to bring written materials into the voting place to help them vote. Election officials should periodically check the polling place and dispose of any such materials left behind. Exit polling, if not disruptive. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 46 What is NOT electioneering? (cont)

Name Tags Worn by Certain Officials ( 33.051, 61.010) Election judges, clerks, state or federal inspectors, peace officers, and poll watchers must wear name tags or official badges while on duty to identify them. Upon accepting a poll watcher for service, an election official will provide the poll watcher with an ID (prescribed by the SOS), which the poll watcher must wear while serving as a watcher. No other person may wear a name tag or badge in the polling place. An offense is a Class C misdemeanor. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 47

If electioneering is going on What if someone is electioneering? ( 32.075) Presiding judge has responsibility to ensure safe, confidential voting at polling place. Presiding judge may ask a disruptive person to leave. If a voter, they must be given the opportunity to vote before removal from polling place. What if they wont stop? The presiding judge may summon a peace officer. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 48

Electioneering: Tips to Remember Electioneering is permitted outside the 100 foot distance markers: Unless person is using a prohibited sound amplification device, such as a megaphone or speaker system, within 1,000 feet of polling place. Unless reasonably restricted on the premises of a public building. Presiding judge may not enforce outside of distance markers. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

49 Miscellaneous Polling Place Procedures Wireless communications devices or mechanical or electronic devices to record sound or images may not be used within 100-feet of voting stations. Such devices include cell phones, digital phones, cameras, phone cameras, and sound recorders. Presiding election judge has authority to require persons to deactivate any such devices and to require persons who do not comply to leave the polling place. ( 61.014, 62.0111) 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

50 Provisional Ballots 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State Elections Division 51 Why are provisional ballots important? THEY ARE THE LAW!!!

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 52 HAVA Requirements In 2002, the Help America Vote Act required that provisional ballots be offered to: 1. Any voter that declares that they are a registered and eligible voter of the precinct in which they are appearing, and 2. Any voter whose eligibility is called into question by an election official, e.g. shown have to have voted early by mail.

52 U.S.C. 21082 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 53 Texas Election Code Requirements Texas law echoes the federal requirements, but also adds that a voter may vote provisionally if they do not have the required identification. Tex. Elec. Code 63.011 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 54 Why are provisional ballots important? THEY HELP THE VOTER!!! 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 55

Why are provisional ballots important? We often hear from voters that provisional ballots do not matter. We also have heard stories of election workers telling voters that their provisional ballot will not count. However, this is not true. Provisional ballots often end with a voters ballot being counted, when it otherwise wouldnt have counted. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 56

Why are provisional ballots important? A provisional ballot helps the voter when An error occurred when they went to DPS to obtain/update a license and the registration information was not transmitted to SOS. When an error occurred on the list of registered voters, e.g. city annexed land and did not provide an updated map. The voters registration application is smudged/poor-handwriting. When an registration update was timely post-marked but was delivered to VR after the OLRV was printed. When a voter registered through a VDR, but the VDR did not turn in the application. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State

57 Why are provisional ballots important? THEY REGISTER THE VOTER!!! 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 58 Why are provisional ballots important? By casting a provisional ballot-even if its not

accepted- the person will become a registered voter. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 59 Moral of the Story Provisional ballots must be offered to voters when required!!! 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 60 General Procedures 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 61 Polling Place Procedures

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 62 Preparing the Polling Place The supplies sent to the polling place must include. The green Affidavit of Provisional Voter envelope. The white Secrecy Envelope. The Notice to Provisional Voter. The List of Provisional Voters. Secured container for provisional ballots.

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 63 Preparing the Polling Place The election judge/deputy early voting clerk should setup the polling place to allow for provisional ballots. The setup will depend on if you are using: Paper or optical scan ballots DREs 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 64 Paper and Optical Scan Ballots The election judge should set aside a sufficient number of regular ballots, and stamp or mark them provisional on the back of the ballot. The ballots should be disarranged as to allow for a random numerical order. The provisional ballots should be kept separate from regular ballots to avoid a voter getting the incorrect ballot. 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 65 DREs If your DRE system is capable of segregating provisional ballots from the regularly-cast ballots, and adding accepted provisional ballots to the vote total, you may use your DRE for voters casting a provisional ballot. (This oftentimes involves the equipment providing a code that can be used later to count the ballot.) If you are using DREs, the election judge needs to be prepared to setup and operate the system for

provisional voting. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 66 DREs All DREs currently certified in Texas can be used for provisional voting: ES&S iVotronic Hart e-Slate Premier Accu-Vote 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 67 DREs You are not required to use DREs for provisional ballots, and may use optical scan ballots. However, you will need to make sure: A voting booth is provided for voters to have privacy while marking their ballots, and indelible ink. If you are participating in the countywide polling program you will need ensure that all ballot styles will be available. (In these cases, likely easier to use DREs.) 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 68 Polling Place Procedures (T.A.C. 81.172) A provisional ballot must be offered when 1) A voter who does not provide an acceptable form of identification. 2) A voter whose name not an exact match or not substantially similar. 3) A voter whose identity cannot be verified by the identification presented. 4) A voter who has received a disability exemption under, but does not have voter registration certificate indicating such exemption.

5) A voter whose name does not appear on the list of registered voters and does not have a registration certificate, but states they are a registered and eligible voter of the precinct. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 69 Polling Place Procedures (T.A.C. 81.172) A provisional ballot must be offered, cont. 6) A voter who has applied for a ballot by mail, but has not yet properly cancelled the mail ballot application. 7) A voter who votes during the polling hours that are extended by a state or federal court.

8) A voter who is registered in another precinct other than the one the voter is registered. 9) A voter who is on the precinct list of registered voters, but whose registered residence address is outside the political subdivision for which the voter is seeking to vote. 10)Other _________________(with an explanation). 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 70 Polling Place Procedures (T.A.C. 81.173) If a voter fits into one of these categories, the election worker shall inform the voter of their

right to cast a provisional ballot. If the voter is not appearing on the list of registered voters, the election worker may assist the voter in determining if they are registered in another precinct. Using an e-pollbook, or calling Voter Registrar. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 71 New Procedure If the voter believes they are registered, the election judge must ask if the voter registered

or updated their registration at DPS. If voter did go to DPS, the election judge must note this and the approximate date the voter went to DPS on the green Affidavit of Provisional Voter envelope. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 72 Recommended Procedure In addition to asking about DPS, it is okay for the Election Judge to ask additional information about when/how the voter believes they have registered:

When did you mail in your card? What was the name and/or location for which you registered through a VDR? All of these help the voter!!! 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 73 Polling Place Procedures (T.A.C. 81.173) If the voter is not appearing on the list of registered voters, the election worker should inform the voter that the ballot will only be counted if it is determined they are registered voter of the precinct.

If voter is casting a ballot due to lack of an acceptable ID, the election worker should inform the voter that the ballot will only be counted if the voter appears at the Voter Registrar and shows ID, or executes a temporary affidavit (if applicable), or permanent exemption (if applicable) within 6 day of the election date. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 74 Polling Place Procedures (T.A.C. 81.173) After notifications 1. Voter should complete a green Affidavit of Provisional Voter

envelope on the front side. 2. Election Judge should complete their portion on the reverse side, and sign it. 3. Election Judge should add voters name to List of Provisional Voters. 4. Election judge should add name of voter to combination form/poll list, and indicate they are a provisional voter. 5. Voter should sign the combination form/poll list. 6. The election judge should provide a Notice to Provisional Voter to the voter. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 75

New Procedure If a voter states that they have updated their registration at DPS use the Other line to indicate that, and the approximate date they went to DPS. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 76 Voting a Provisional Ballot (T.A.C. 81.173) Optical Scan/Paper Ballots: Voter should pick their own ballot from disarranged supply of provisional ballots.

Voter should mark their ballot, and then place inside the white Secrecy Envelope. Voter should place white Secrecy Envelope into the green Affidavit of Provisional Voter envelope. Voter should then deposit into separate and secured container for provisional ballots. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 77 Voting a Provisional Ballot (T.A.C. 81.173) DREs: The election judge shall prepare voting system for provisional

voting in accordance with instructions provided by you and vendor. If there is a code that needs to be written on the green Affidavit of Provisional Voter envelope, or slip of paper with code needs to be placed inside by the voter, this will need to be done. After submitting their ballot on the DRE, voter should then deposit envelope into separate and secured container for provisional ballots. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 78

Separate and Secured Container Q: Why is it important that provisional ballots be placed in a separate, secured container? A: Provisional ballots do not get counted on election night, and take a different route than all other ballots. You may use a securable ballot box or ballot bag. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 79 Transfer Procedures to the

General Custodian of Election Records 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 80 Election Day (T.A.C. 81.174) After the polls close on election night, election judge should enter the number of provisional ballots on the Register of Official Ballots and the List of Provisional Voters. Election judge should place a copy of the List of Provisional Voters in Envelope No. 2, which

goes to the General Custodian. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 81 FAQ Q: What if the election judge returns voted ballots marked provisional that are not in the green Affidavit of Provisional Voter envelopes? A: If ballots are not with their affidavits, the voters registration/identification cannot be verified. These cannot be counted, and must be treated as

irregularly marked ballots. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 82 Election Day (T.A.C. 81.174) The judge should then deliver the secured container with provisional ballots, and Envelope No. 2 to the General Custodian. The General Custodian (or central counting station personnel) should open the container and confirm that the number of provisional ballots matches the number of voters on the List of Provisional Voters.

The General Custodian will sign the List of Provisional Voters after confirming the number. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 83 FAQ Q: What happens if you discover the election judge has not signed the envelope? A: We recommend that the election worker receiving the ballots, also look to see if the election judge has signed in the appropriate place before the judge leaves. If not, ask them to sign at that time. May also

contact the judge ask them to come back and sign the envelopes. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 84 Election Day (T.A.C. 81.174) General Custodian prepares the Summary of Provisional Ballots, and then places the following into the transfer case: 1. Provisional Ballots (green envelopes) 2. List of Provisional Voters 3. Blank Verification of Provisional Ballots and Serial Numbers forms

4. Seals to allow Voter Registrar to seal transfer case for return to General Custodian. After the transfer case is sealed, the General Custodian writes the seal number on the Summary of Provisional Ballots. If present, a poll watcher may also sign. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 85 Voter Registrar Review of Provisional Ballots 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 86 Deadline to Review (T.A.C. 81.175) 7th Calendar Day After Election Day for November Even General Election for State and County Officers. 6th Calendar Day After Election Day for all other elections. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State

87 Voter Registrar Review (T.A.C. 81.175) If voter comes in and cures ballot, VR will mark one of the following: 1. ___ Voter presented acceptable form of identification within 6 days of election day. 2. ___ Voter met disability exemption within 6 days of election day. 3. ___ Voter executed religious objection affidavit within 6 days of election day. 4. ___ Voter executed natural disaster affidavit within 6 days of election day. 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 88 Voter Registrar Review (T.A.C. 81.175) The VR may use the following records in determining status: County registration files and records DPS records Volunteer Deputy Registrars Other records that may establish the provisional voters eligibility. 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 89 Voter Registrar Review (T.A.C. 81.175) After the VR determines the status, must mark the envelope: 6. ____ Not a registered voter or registration not effective in time for this election. 7. ____ Registered to vote, erroneously listed in wrong precinct. 8. ____ Registered to vote in a different precinct within the county. 9. ____ Information on file indicating applicant completed a voter registration application, but it was never received in the voter registrars office. 10. ____ Voter erroneously removed from the list.

11. ____ Voter is not registered to vote in __________ political subdivision. 12. ____ Other: ______________. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 90 Voter Registrar Review (T.A.C. 81.175) At the close of the period, VR must mark any provisional ballots not cured. 5. ___ Voter did not satisfy identification or affidavit requirements, listed in categories 14 above, within 6 days of election day.

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 91 Voter Registrar Review (T.A.C. 81.175) VR must sign and date the provisional ballots after they have completed their review. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 92

Transfer of Provisional Ballots to General Custodian of Election Records or Presiding Judge of the Early Voting Ballot Board 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 93 EVBB (T.A.C. 81.176) EVBB will meet to review and accept or reject provisional ballots under the law.

01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 94 EVBB (T.A.C. 81.176) Accepted Provisional Ballots: The envelope will be opened and ballot counted. Rejected Provisional Ballots: The envelope is not opened. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State

95 EVBB (T.A.C. 81.176) The envelopes for accepted and rejected ballots and all paperwork should be secured in a container and transferred to the General Custodian. The envelopes should be kept with other precinct election returns, including: Lists of Provisional Voters Summary of Provisional Ballots Verification of Provisional Ballots and Serial Numbers 01/31/2020

Texas Secretary of State 96 Public Information (T.A.C. 81.176) Except for the ballots themselves (accepted and rejected), all other information becomes public information when it is returned to the General Custodian. 01/31/2020 Texas Secretary of State 97

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