State Recount Laws
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The database summarizes recount laws for all fifty states and the District of Columbia providing free and easy access to everyone.  It allows voters, candidates, legislators and election officials to search and compare over 60 features of these complex laws.  Included are links to state statutes, procedure guides, administrative regulations and other helpful sources of information.

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Spotlight

Document image, Principles and Best Practices of Recounts

This document addresses a wide range of recount topics, including counting methods, transparency, impartiality, initiating methods, targeted recounts, and rules for determining voter intent. CEIMN convened four nationally recognized, bipartisan authors and a blue-ribbon panel of advisors to create these key principles and best practices.

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Recommendations for Voting During a Pandemic

Our elections are changing in response to COVID-19.  As policymakers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Verified Voting has released recommendations to ensure the security and verifiability of our elections. The guidance includes recommendations on election security best practices, the expansion of mail balloting, mail ballot security, and safe, accessible, secure options for in-person voting. 

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