Hearing on provisional ballots from Tuesday’s Primary Election

From Decatur County Clerk Adina Roberts –

Hearing is MAY 13, 2022 AT 1:30 P.M. 

LOCATION: Decatur County Courthouse, Commissioners Room 106 RE: Seven (7) provisional ballots will need to be considered.

Provisional ballot process is as follows

• The Clerk’s Office has until May 6, 2022 to send notice to each voter that cast a  provisional ballot with information about how the voter can have the ballot counted. • The provisional voter will have until May 13th, 2022 at 12:00 Noon deadline to provide  any additional documentation to the Clerk’s Office for consideration by the Decatur  County Election Board. 

• The Decatur County Election Board then has to decide on whether to accept or deny the  counting of the ballot by May 13th , 2022 at 3:00 PM. 

• The Decatur County Election Board will be researching and reviewing the specific  reasons a ballot can be counted according to Indiana Code. If Indiana Code does not  address any reasons provided that ballot should be rejected. 

• Any accepted Provisionals will then be processed and added to the results that have  previously been released to the public. 

• Notice of our findings will be sent to the State Election Board as well.

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