What prevents someone from voting absentee and then voting again in-person?

If someone has voted an absentee ballot and then shows up to vote in person, the check-in system will alert the poll worker that the person has already voted.

The record of an absentee ballot request, as well as the actual absentee ballot, are attached to the voter's record. If a voter submits multiple absentee ballot request forms, they will still only receive one ballot because both requests are attached to a single voter record. Once a voted absentee ballot is returned, it is recorded on the voter's record. The record of a returned ballot is reflected on the poll book at one-stop early voting locations as well as on election day. If a voter appears that has already cast an absentee ballot, their record will indicate such, and the voter will not be issued a regular ballot.  

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1. Do I need an excuse or special circumstance to vote by mail?
2. Can I sign up to receive a ballot for every election held?
3. Can someone request an absentee ballot for me?
4. What are acceptable ways to include my signature on my absentee ballot request form?
5. Do I need to include a copy of a photo ID with my absentee request form?
6. Are organizations allowed to send absentee request forms to voters?
7. How do I return my absentee request to the board of elections?
8. Can I pick up my ballot in person or does it have to be mailed to me?
9. What if a voter in a hospital, nursing home or other facility needs assistance voting by mail?
10. If I’ve received my ballot by mail, may I still vote in person?
11. May two people return their ballots in the same envelope?
12. May I return my friends’ and neighbors’ absentee ballots?
13. May I hand-deliver my voted absentee ballot?
14. If I drop off a sealed absentee ballot at an early voting site, do I have to wait in line?
15. How much does it cost to mail my ballot in?
16. Will I be notified if my absentee ballot is rejected? Will I have a chance to remedy any deficiencies?
17. What prevents someone from voting absentee and then voting again in-person?
18. What happens when my absentee ballot is received in the board of elections office?
19. If I have returned my voted absentee ballot, can I change my vote or go in person on election day instead?
20. What if my signature does not match my signature on file?