Ask the Expert with Trevor Potter - Epidose 2: Who exactly counts my vote? When will it be counted?

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“Vote counting is a quasi-public process,” said Trevor Potter, president of Campaign Legal Center. “There are election officials—paid or volunteers—and there are observers from the political parties. If you vote in-person, those officials will watch you being checked in. The election officials will hand you a ballot or send you over to a machine, and you vote. At the end of the day, the vote total on that machine is displayed, and all of those officials see the vote total.”

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