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Notary Bulletin

September 2020

A guide to state vote-by-mail ballot notarization requirements

As the November 2020 general election draws closer, Notaries are likely to get requests to notarize absentee or mail-in ballots. In these states, notarization plays an important part in the vote-by-mail process.

Can I notarize a thumbprint signature?

A Notary asks if notarizing a thumbprint in place of a written signature is acceptable. The NNA Notary Hotline Team answers the question.