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HB 1216: Election Code Revision Reflect Voting by Electors

Voting Rights
Bill Number: HB 1216
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Murray

Updates statutory language regarding an elector's change of residence address to reflect implementation of the statewide voter registration system. Requires county clerk to treat undeliverable mail-in ballots the same as undeliverable mail ballots for the purpose of making the voter inactive. Allows an eligible elector to vote in person at a polling place upon the surrender of their mail-in ballot. Clarifies ability of unaffiliated elector to vote in partisan primary by declaring affiliation at the poll. 
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

04/22/2009 Signed by Governor

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