Your local Auditor-Treasurer's office, with directives from the Secretary of State, review paper ballots and vote counts several times before an election is ultimately certified by the state canvassing board.
The Payne County Election Board has been busy sending out mail-in absentee ballots - the deadline for that registration is Wednesday - as early voting in the 2016 election nears. That's four million ballots, already in.
Franklin County's election website also notes that people who can not got to the polls because they are observing a religious holiday may vote by absentee ballot.
The first day of early voting, October 19, featured possibly the largest turnout for any opening early voting day in recent memory, according to Phillip Warren, administrator of elections in Wilson County.
In 2014, an amendment to the Missouri Constitution that would have allowed early voting failed because the bill that legislators passed was so restrictive that it did nothing to encourage early voting.
A new WRAL News poll released Tuesday showed Republican Donald Trump with a 7-point lead over Clinton in North Carolina. An application for an emergency absentee ballot has to be made no later than 5 p.m. on the day before the election and must be accompanied by an affidavit in the case of a business trip to a letter from a physician for a medical emergency.
It has been said in many states that the machines used for voting have been hacked. They also reduce some of the potential for crowding at the polls, which has been known to happen, especially for presidential elections. I hope on the way over here or on the way somewhere tomorrow you'll go to the nearest early voting site.
"Early voting is convenient", Clinton told her supporters at Sanford. However, that report came before Sunday's "souls to the polls" day, in which many black churches provide transportation to and from early voting locations after services.
The demographics of Florida's have also changed since 2008.
Voters also have the right to receive language access assistance when voting and assistance for those with disabilities, if needed.
Agreed Sambhu Banik, an eminent Indian-American from Maryland.
Absentee ballots can still be requested, with the last day they can be mailed out being Saturday.
According to Bahren, any registered voter can challenge a voter they believe should not be voting in that polling place at that time. Belmont County officials reported that 12,800 residents have cast early ballots.
The third request was a charm for one 22-year-old Broward County voter trying to vote by mail. My thoughts were, "maybe this is the governments doing because we always hear about insane stories about that, but, whoever hacked all the voting machines should receive serious consequences".