CHAPTER 12-19

ABSENTEE VOTING

12-19-1    Absentee ballot--Persons entitled to vote.

12-19-1.1    Affirmation of address by voter in inactive registration file.

12-19-1.2    Time for absentee voting.

12-19-2    Application for absentee ballot--Contents--Address to which ballot sent--Stamping date of receipt--Delivery.

12-19-2.1    Application in person or by authorized messenger--Delivery of ballot to messenger or by mail.

12-19-2.2    Authorized messenger for more than one voter.

12-19-2.3    Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act--Application or request for absentee ballot.

12-19-2.4    Multiple applications or requests for ballots and multiple ballots--Application.

12-19-2.5    Form of application for absentee ballot and combined application/return envelope.

12-19-2.6    Preference and selection of ballot style for independent in primary election.

12-19-3    Forwarding of ballot to voter--Instructions and return envelope.

12-19-4    Voter's statement on return envelope--Federal service voting forms.

12-19-5    Mailing of ballot and enclosures to voter--Free air mail for federal service voters.

12-19-6    12-19-6. Repealed by SL 1970, ch 91, § 4.

12-19-7    Marking and folding ballot--Officer before whom marked--Mailing or delivering ballot.

12-19-7.1    Candidates and election officials not to serve as authorized messenger.

12-19-7.2    Display of campaign material by messenger as misdemeanor.

12-19-8    12-19-8. Repealed by SL 1971, ch 93, § 2.

12-19-9    Delivery of absentee ballot--Personal delivery when transmission time insufficient--Receipt.

12-19-9.1    Nursing facility, assisted living center, or hospital having multiple absentee ballot requests.

12-19-9.2    Marking and return of ballot on death of voter before opening of polls.

12-19-10    Preservation and delivery of ballot to precinct superintendent--Comparison of statement and application--Deposit in ballot box--Unopened ballots--Unauthorized examination as misdemeanor.

12-19-10.1    County auditor validation of absentee ballot signatures.

12-19-11    Preservation and return of application and return envelope.

12-19-12    Delivery of absentee ballot to polling place after close of polls.

12-19-13    12-19-13. Repealed by SL 1996, ch 94, § 31.

12-19-14    Unlawful disposition of ballot or ballot link as misdemeanor.

12-19-15    12-19-15 to 12-19-22. Repealed by SL 1974, ch 118, § 200.

12-19-23    12-19-23. Repealed by SL 1971, ch 87, § 6.

12-19-24    12-19-24 to 12-19-31. Repealed by SL 1974, ch 118, § 200.

12-19-32    Ballot not invalidated by federal censorship.

12-19-33    Failure to deliver or tampering with ballot as felony.

12-19-34    Informalities do not invalidate election--Liberal construction.

12-19-35    12-19-35, 12-19-36. Repealed by SL 1974, ch 118, § 200.

12-19-37    Absentee ballot precincts--Creation--Absentee ballot counting board.

12-19-38    Appointment of absentee ballot counting board--Number of members.

12-19-39    Oath of board members--Compensation.

12-19-40    12-19-40. Repealed by SL 1982, ch 130.

12-19-41    Powers and duties of absentee ballot counting board.

12-19-42    Envelope containing voted ballots kept closed--Delivery to county board.

12-19-43    Review--Sorting--Processing--Absentee Ballots.

12-19-44    Counting process open.

12-19-45    Record of applicants' names, addresses, and voting precincts--Delivery to counting board--Record of authorized messengers.

12-19-46    Commencement of count when polls close--Place.

12-19-47    Processing of absentee ballots.

12-19-48    Delivery of absentee ballot after polls are closed.

12-19-49    Death of absentee voter prior to opening of polls--Ballot returned to person in charge--Election not invalidated by casting of ballot.

12-19-50    Forms for recording tally--Special pollbook--Tally added to home precinct totals.

12-19-51    12-19-51. Repealed by SL 1996, ch 94, § 32.

12-19-52    Electronic voting systems.

12-19-53    Contracting for services of county auditor from another county.

12-19-54    Payment for assisting voters based on number of voters assisted prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.

12-19-55    Receipt of payment for assisting voters based on number of voters assisted prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.