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Effective - 28 Aug 2003, 3 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *115.275.  Definitions relative to absentee ballots. — As used in sections 115.275 to 115.304, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms shall mean:

  (1) "Absentee ballot", any of the ballots a person is authorized to cast away from a polling place pursuant to the provisions of sections 115.275 to 115.304;

  (2) "Interstate former resident", a former resident and registered voter in this state who moves from Missouri to another state after the deadline to register to vote in any presidential election in the new state and who otherwise possesses the qualifications to register and vote in such state;

  (3) "Intrastate new resident", a registered voter of this state who moves from one election authority's jurisdiction in the state to another election authority's jurisdiction in the state after the last day authorized in this chapter to register to vote in an election and otherwise possesses the qualifications to vote;

  (4) "New resident", a person who moves to this state after the last date authorized in this chapter to register to vote in any presidential election;

  (5) "Overseas voter" includes:

  (a) An absent uniformed services voter who, by reason of active duty or service is absent from the United States on the date of the election involved;

  (b) A person who resides outside the United States and is qualified to vote in the last place in which the person was domiciled before leaving the United States; or

  (c) A person who resides outside the United States and (but for such residence) would be qualified to vote in the last place in which the person was domiciled before leaving the United States;

  (6) "Persons in federal service" includes:

  (a) Members of the Armed Forces of the United States, while in active service, and their spouses and dependents;

  (b) Active members of the Merchant Marine of the United States and their spouses and dependents;

  (c) Civilian employees of the United States government working outside the boundaries of the United States, and their spouses and dependents;

  (d) Active members of religious or welfare organizations assisting servicemen, and their spouses and dependents;

  (e) Persons who have been honorably discharged from the Armed Forces or who have terminated their service or employment in any group mentioned in this section within sixty days of an election, and their spouses and dependents.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 9.001, A.L. 1997 S.B. 132, A.L. 2003 H.B. 511)

*This section was amended by S.B. 116, 2013.  Due to a delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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