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ballot curing

[ baluht kyoor-ing ]

noun

  1. the process by which voters are given the opportunity to correct clerical-level errors, such as a missing signature on a submitted ballot, that would otherwise make their ballot technically invalid and consequently uncounted:

    Guidance for ballot curing was issued by the secretary of state following increased usage of absentee ballots.



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Origin of ballot curing1

First recorded in 2020

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