6.1103 Delivery of ballots.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 6.1103 ]

Immediately upon receipt of a request within the time limits specified in 6.1102, the Chief Election Officer shall examine the records to ascertain whether or not the qualified elector is lawfully entitled to vote as requested. As soon as official ballots are printed and available, the Chief Election Officer shall:

(a) for those persons entitled to vote under 6.1101(c)(1), mail in a forwarding envelope, via airmail, an official ballot and other materials prescribed in 6.1104. All requests postmarked by the 15th day prior to the election shall be processed, and ballots mailed to the qualified electors requesting them as soon as reasonably practicable, but in no event later than 24 hours after receipt of the request;

(b) for those persons entitled to vote under 6.1101(c)(1)(iv) and (v), and who are voting in an election for the Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, the Chief Election Officer shall establish procedures by which such absent voters may designate the preferred method of absentee ballot transmission and the Chief Election Officer shall, in accordance with adopted procedures, transmit blank absentee ballots by mail, electronically, and by facsimile as designated by the absent voter; and

(c) for those person entitled to vote under 6.1101 (c) (2) and (3), deliver an official ballot to enable such persons to vote at the designated absentee polling place or in a manner prescribed by rules adopted by the Chief Election Officer.

History: 1977, PL 15-42 § 1; amd 2002, PL 27-31; amd 2010, PL 31-17.