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2018 Regular Session



Election Law - Voting - Ballot Request and Canvassing Procedures

Sponsored by:

Senator Simonaire


In the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (137-0)

Synopsis:Altering certain requirements for canvassing provisional ballots when an individual casts more than one ballot for the same election; requiring a local board of elections to review all documents relating to an individual to verify certain ballots if certain ballots are cast in the name of the same individual in the same election; requiring a local board of elections to count a verified ballot and reject an unverified ballot if the local board determines that only one of the ballots was cast by the voter; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Simonaire, Zucker, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Peters, and Bates
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018, July 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(11-303, 9-305)

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March 20, 2018 4:25 P.M.