If an elector does not have acceptable photo identification, cannot reasonably obtain one, and does not possess or bring supporting identification to be presented in conjunction with a statement of reasonable obstruction, or if the elector does not have acceptable photo identification and can reasonably obtain acceptable photo identification, or if they have acceptable photo identification but did not bring it: The voter can place a provisional ballot in the ballot box. However, in order for the provisional ballot to be counted, the elector must report to the district election office within six calendar days of the date of the election, either to present acceptable photo identification or if the elector does not have acceptable photo identification and cannot reasonably obtain it. Follow the procedure to declare an appropriate impediment or, if applicable, submit one of the preliminary affidavits (religious objection or natural disaster) covered in this FAQ in the presence of the District Registrar of Electors or, if applicable, eligible for the disability exemption referred to in this FAQ to the District Register of Electors. If an elector (a) declares that they do not possess any of the acceptable pieces of photo identification listed above that expired no more than four years ago and that they can reasonably obtain one of these acceptable pieces of identification, or (b) possesses one of the seven pieces of acceptable photo identification listed above, but did not bring it to the polling station that has expired less than four years ago, The voter may vote provisionally in the ballot box. However, in order for the provisional ballot to count, the elector must report to the office of the Registrar of Electors within six calendar days of the election date to present one of the above pieces of photo identification OR submit one of the preliminary affidavits (e.g., religious objections or natural disasters) listed below in the presence of the district voter. Voters may also leave the polling station and return with acceptable photo identification before the polls close on election day to cast a regular ballot at that time, if they are otherwise eligible. (2) A field allowing the elector to indicate the last four digits of the Social Security number and the voter`s date of birth if the voter elects to provide that information for identification purposes in accordance with subsection (c) of this section. (c) The elector must also be in the form of (i) a copy of a document listed in G.S. 163-166.12 (a) (2) or the voter card issued to the elector by the district election committee, or (ii) the last four digits of the voter`s social security number and the voter`s date of birth. After complying with this section, the elector may vote provisionally. The declaration and a note on the declaration form indicating that the elector has provided the required identification must be submitted to the District Election Committee with the provisional ballot envelope and counted in accordance with G.S. 163-182.1B. 5.
What happens if a voter does not have an ID card with them at the polling station and does not have a disability exemption when they go to the polling station? The following is a list of acceptable pieces of photo identification: Voters who have a consistent religious objection to being photographed, or who do not provide acceptable photo identification or who follow the procedure for declaring reasonable incapacity due to certain natural disasters declared by the President of the United States or the Governor of Texas, may vote for a provisional ballot. report to the voter registration office within six (6) calendar days of election day and sign an affidavit swearing religious objection or natural disaster so that the voter`s ballot can be counted. Please contact your district`s Registrar of Electors for more information. Election officials are still required under state law to determine whether the voter`s name on the ID presented (acceptable photo identification or supporting identification, if applicable) matches the name on the Official Registered Voters List (OLRV). Once a voter has presented identification, whether it is acceptable photo identification or supporting identification (if applicable), the pollster compares it to the OLV. If the name on the identity card matches the name on the list of registered voters, the voter follows the usual voting procedures. With the exception of the Certificate of U.S. Citizenship, which does not expire, the acceptable photo ID for voters between the ages of 18 and 69 may have expired no more than four years before the casting of the voting qualification at the polling station.
For electors aged 70 and over, acceptable photo identification may have expired for a period of time if the ID is otherwise valid. Electors with disabilities may apply to the county Registrar of Electors for a permanent exemption from presenting acceptable photo identification or follow the procedure to declare an appropriate obstacle in the county. The application must contain written documents from the United States.