TRUE THE VOTE ELECTION ALERT: PROVISIONAL BALLOT ISSUE IN SANTA FE COUNTY, NEW MEXICO

HOUSTON, TX. November 6, 2012 - True The Vote (TTV), the nonpartisan election integrity organization, issued the following incident report at a polling place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Location: Ortiz Middle School, 4164 South Meadows Road

Witness: Kevin Post

Witness Type: Concerned Citizen

Incident Summary: No English ballots were available to voters requiring a provisional ballot – only in Spanish.

Violated Election Statute: The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) gives voters have the right to cast a provisional ballot.

Election Authority in Receipt of Complaint: Valeria Espinoza, Santa Fe County Clerk

 

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