provisional ballot

Definition of "provisional ballot"
  1. A contingency paper ballot cast when a voter's eligibility is in question, which is only counted after the eligibility is confirmed
How to use "provisional ballot" in a sentence
  1. When her registration status was uncertain, she was given a provisional ballot.
  2. He cast a provisional ballot due to an address change glitch.
  3. Due to discrepancies with her identification, her vote was placed as a provisional ballot.

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