Vote Curing 101
Vote curing, or “fixing” one’s ballot so it is counted (because of a missing signature, for example), looks to be a lingering issue on and around Election Day.
The process varies by state.
So what does the vote curing process actually look like?
Democracy Fund’s Tammy Patrick, a former election administrator, notes that there are remedies from signed affidavits to submitting your identification using your mobile phone.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission also has a primer on the signature verification and curing process.
Vote Curing Experts:
- Democracy Fund’s Tammy Patrick
- Florida State University law professor Michael Morley
- Mississippi State University professor Thessalia Merivaki