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NCSL Election Resources

The NCSL elections team provides a variety of resources on election issues, including but not limited to 50-state surveys on state laws, legislation databases, a monthly elections newsletter, enactment summaries and other publications.

Table 10: Ballot Collection Laws

This table is part of the Voting Outside the Polling Place report and details who can return an absentee or mail ballot and other restrictions by state.

Election Recounts

The laws governing recounts varies state by state, and a handful of states do not offer a recount process at all. Find out more.
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