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  115.910.  Application procedure. — 1.  A covered voter who is registered to vote in this state may apply for a military-overseas ballot using either the application for absentee ballot under section 115.279 or the federal postcard application or the application's electronic equivalent.

  2.  A covered voter who is not registered to vote in this state may use a federal postcard application or the application's electronic equivalent to apply simultaneously to register to vote under section 115.908 and for a military-overseas ballot.

  3.  The secretary of state shall ensure that the electronic transmission system described in section 115.906 is capable of accepting the submission of both a federal postcard application and any other approved electronic military-overseas ballot application sent to the appropriate election official.  The voter may use the electronic transmission system or any other approved method to apply for a military-overseas ballot.

  4.  A covered voter may use the declaration accompanying a federal write-in absentee ballot as an application for a military-overseas ballot simultaneously with the submission of the federal write-in absentee ballot, if the declaration is received by the appropriate election official by 5:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday immediately prior to the election.

  5.  To receive the benefits of sections 115.900 to 115.936, a covered voter shall inform the election authority that the voter is a covered voter.  Methods of informing the election authority that a voter is a covered voter include:

  (1)  The use of a federal postcard application or federal write-in absentee ballot;

  (2)  The use of an overseas address on an approved voter registration application or ballot application; or

  (3)  The inclusion on an approved voter registration application or ballot application of other information sufficient to identify the voter as a covered voter.


(L. 2013 S.B. 116, A.L. 2018 S.B. 592)

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