Chapter 525 - RULES FOR ADMINISTERING THE CENTRAL ISSUANCE AND PROCESSING OF UOCAVA ABSENTEE BALLOTS

  1. § 250-525-1 - Definitions
  2. § 250-525-2 - Issuing Absentee Ballots
  3. § 250-525-3 - Receipt of Absentee Ballots from UOCAVA Voters
  4. § 250-525-4 - Appointment of personnel to process and count UOCAVA absentee ballots
  5. § 250-525-5 - Processing of UOCAVA ballots on Election Day
  6. § 250-525-6 - Applicability to Special Election

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

SUMMARY: In order to facilitate voting by uniformed service voters and overseas voters in compliance with the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act ("MOVE Act"), legislation was enacted authorizing the Secretary of State to centrally issue, receive and count absentee ballots for uniformed service voters and overseas voters. These rules establish procedures for the central issuance and processing of absentee ballots, including processes to provide for the examination, counting and storage of ballots in the same manner as regular absentee ballots that are issued by municipal election officials.

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
October 25, 2010 - filing 2010-502 (EMERGENCY)
September 17, 2011 - filing 2011-311
AMENDED:
October 12, 2014 - filing 2014-254
10/28/2020 - section 5 sub-section 1, filing 2020-223 (EMERGENCY)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 21-A M.R.S. §783

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