The method has grow to be particularly necessary this 12 months due to the unprecedented quantity of mail-in and absentee ballots, which require signatures or other validation earlier than they are often counted.

However when a signature is lacking or would not match the one on file, or there may be one other difficulty with how the voter accomplished the poll, some states require officers to contact the voter to allow them to right the error, a course of often known as “curing.”

Most states will let you examine the standing of your poll on-line. Try this to see if officers flagged it due to a problem with the signature a part of it or one other portion. If there may be one and you have not been contacted by election officers, attain out to them to see about “curing” your poll.

Here is a listing of the poll “curing” deadlines for the key states that enable voters to right their poll.

Georgia: Friday, November 6 (Monitor your poll right here)
Arizona: Tuesday, November 10 (Monitor your poll right here)
Nevada: Thursday, November 12 (Monitor your poll right here)
North Carolina: Thursday, November 12 (Monitor your poll right here)
In Pennsylvania, one other key state, guidelines surrounding the method range by county, so you must nonetheless examine your poll standing when you voted there and contact officers when you’re apprehensive about a problem.