U.S. District Court in Ohio Says Provisional Ballots that Are Invalid Under State Law, Even though Voter was Blameless, Must be Counted

On August 27, a U.S. District Court in Ohio ruled that certain types of provisional votes must be counted, even though they are invalid under state law. They are the kinds of provision ballots that were cast in the wrong precinct, but the right building, because of errors made by election officials. Rick Hasen explains the importance of the case and links to the decision here.

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