Alabama

Audit Laws

Audit Laws

State Summary

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Voting Systems Used

As of 2020, Alabama primarily uses hand marked paper ballots and optical scanners in polling places statewide, with ballot marking devices for accessibility. For the most up to date information please visit Verified Voting’s Verifier.

For an explanation on the types of voting equipment used, click here.

Audit Comprehensiveness

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Transparency

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Audit Counting Method

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Type Of Audit Units

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Contests & Issues Audited

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Addressing Discrepancies

Alabama does not require post-election audits. For recount laws, see: Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota website.

Timeline

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Binding On Official Outcomes

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Oversight & Conduct

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Ballot Protection

After completing and signing the certificate of result, the election officials shall roll up, label and seal the ballots, certificates, and other records. They must then be sent, in the same box from which they were taken and counted, to the returning officer (Sheriff). For more information see, Ala. Code § 17-12-14.

Additional Targeted Samples

Alabama does not require post-election audits.

Resources

Alabama does not have post-election audit laws.

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