Talk:Provisional ballot

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trying to verify disputed claim ( 14:12, 18 August 2006 (UTC))


Should we rename this article to Provisional ballot in the United States since it currently has a global tag? RJFJR (talk) 20:09, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

I've not actually heard of provisional ballots (or equivalent) being used outside the US. It's certainly possible that I'm ignorant on the issue, but I wouldn't suggest moving the article until that question has been answered. I've tagged the article for needing an expert. Let's see if anyone responds. Electiontechnology (talk) 21:31, 22 January 2009 (UTC)
Perhaps you could just add something like "A provisional ballot, often referring to a provisional ballot in the United States, ... " (talk) 02:51, 7 November 2012 (UTC)

In the UK there is a similar procedure called a "tendered ballot". However, this is only used for situations where a voter is counted as already having voted, not for voters who are trying to vote without being registered. As such, they are not counted at all under normal circumstances, but are retained as evidence in case the election result is challenged. – Smyth\talk 11:48, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Links broken[edit]

It appears that the links to the 2004 EAC report and the 2006 EAC report are broken. Patphilly (talk) 22:00, 23 November 2012 (UTC).