adjective Also pro·vi·sion·ar·y [pruh-vizh-uh-ner-ee] /prəˈvɪʒ əˌnɛr i/ (for defs. 1, 2).
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They look at provisional ballots, and those which were challenged according to state and sometimes even county laws.
That includes more than 20,000 ballots ready for tallying, tens of thousands of provisional ballots left to process and about 4,200 mail ballots with signatures that need to be verified.As Arizona count ticks on, Democratic volunteers race to make sure ballots are not rejected|Hannah Knowles|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The Peach State’s unofficial results are available on the secretary of state’s website, though the page notes it may not include all absentee or provisional ballots.Follow along as battleground states tally presidential votes|John Kennedy|November 5, 2020|Popular Science
At polling places in Philly on Tuesday, we witnessed a lot of confusion among activists and voters over provisional ballots, and whether people could “spoil” — as in, willfully discard — their mail ballots in order to vote in person on Election Day.What to Expect From the Election Turbulence to Come|Nick Fouriezos|November 4, 2020|Ozy
Of course, the nation has regularly counted late mail-in ballots, including military ballots and provisional ballots.Election 2020: Counting on business to seek fair ballot counts|matthewheimer|October 30, 2020|Fortune
Events can profoundly shape us, yes, but I think in essence provisionally.
The new general felt he could ill spare a capable officer like Lannes, and consequently he retained him provisionally.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Brodrick and the others had accepted the unique invitation, Laura Gunning provisionally.The Creators|May Sinclair
Meantime the governor gave us permission, provisionally, to have each two books at a time, and to exchange them when we pleased.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
This is the route which was provisionally decided on by the great trans-Atlantic companies subsequent to the Titanic disaster.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'|British Government
A clause was also inserted provisionally recognizing the principle of the integrity of Denmark.