12-19 ABSENTEE VOTING
Absentee ballot--Persons entitled to vote.
Affirmation of address by voter in inactive registration file.
Application for absentee ballot--Contents--Address to which ballot sent--Stamping date of receipt--Delivery.
Application in person or by authorized messenger--Delivery of ballot to
messenger or by mail.
Authorized messenger for more than one voter.
Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act--Application or
request for absentee ballot.
Multiple applications or requests for ballots and multiple ballots--Application.
Form of application for absentee ballot and combined application/return
Preference and selection of ballot style for independent in primary election.
Forwarding of ballot to voter--Instructions and return envelope.
Voter's statement on return envelope--Federal service voting forms.
Mailing of ballot and enclosures to voter--Free air mail for federal service
Marking and folding ballot--Officer before whom marked--Mailing or
Candidates and election officials not to serve as authorized messenger.
Display of campaign material by messenger as misdemeanor.
Delivery of absentee ballot--Personal delivery when transmission time
Nursing facility, assisted living center, or hospital having multiple absentee
Marking and return of ballot on death of voter before opening of polls.
Preservation and delivery of ballot to precinct superintendent--Comparison
of statement and application--Deposit in ballot box--Unopened ballots--Unauthorized examination as misdemeanor.
Preservation and return of application and return envelope.
Delivery of absentee ballot to polling place after close of polls.
Unlawful disposition of ballot or ballot link as misdemeanor.
12-19-15 to 12-19-22.
12-19-24 to 12-19-31.
Ballot not invalidated by federal censorship.
Failure to deliver or tampering with ballot as felony.
Informalities do not invalidate election--Liberal construction.
Absentee ballot precincts--Creation--Absentee ballot counting board.
Appointment of absentee ballot counting board--Number of members.
Oath of board members--Compensation.
Powers and duties of absentee ballot counting board.
Envelope containing voted ballots kept closed--Delivery to county board.
Review of absentee voters' affidavits prior to closing of polls--Counting or
processing of ballots.
Counting process open.
Record of applicants' names, addresses, and voting precincts--Delivery to
counting board--Record of authorized messengers.
Commencement of count when polls close--Place.
Processing of absentee ballots.
Delivery of absentee ballot after polls are closed.
Death of absentee voter prior to opening of polls--Ballot returned to person
in charge--Election not invalidated by casting of ballot.
Forms for recording tally--Special pollbook--Tally added to home precinct
Electronic voting systems.
Contracting for services of county auditor from another county.
Payment for assisting voters based on number of voters assisted prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.
Receipt of payment for assisting voters based on number of voters assisted
prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.