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  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)  "Covered voter":

  (a)  A uniformed services voter who is registered to vote in this state;

  (b)  A uniformed services voter defined in this section whose voting residence is in this state and who otherwise satisfies this state's voter eligibility requirements;

  (c)  An overseas voter;

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

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

  (f)  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;

  (3)  "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;

  (4)  "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;

  (5)  "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;

  (6)  "Overseas voter":

  (a)  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

  (b)  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;

  (7)  "Uniformed services":

  (a)  Active and reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States;

  (b)  The Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, or the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States; or

  (c)  The Missouri National Guard;

  (8)  "Uniformed services voter", an individual who is qualified to vote and is:

  (a)  A member of the active or reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States who is on active duty;

  (b)  A member of the Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, or the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States;

  (c)  A member on activated status of the National Guard; or

  (d)  A spouse or dependent of a member referred to in this subdivision;

  (9)  "United States", used in the territorial sense, the several states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 9.001, A.L. 1997 S.B. 132, A.L. 2003 H.B. 511, A.L. 2013 S.B. 116, A.L. 2015 S.B. 34 & 105)


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