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Texas Election Code - Section 65.054. Accepting Provisional Ballot

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§ 65.054. ACCEPTING PROVISIONAL BALLOT. (a) The early voting ballot board shall examine each affidavit executed under Section 63.011 and determine whether to accept the provisional ballot of the voter who executed the affidavit. (b) A provisional ballot may be accepted only if the board determines that, from the information in the affidavit or contained in public records, the person is eligible to vote in the election. (c) If a provisional ballot is accepted, the board shall enter the voter's name on a list of voters whose provisional ballots are accepted. (d) If a provisional ballot is rejected, the board shall indicate the rejection by marking "rejected" on the envelope containing the provisional ballot. Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1315, § 35, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.

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