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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 3. VOTE BY MAIL VOTING, NEW RESIDENT, AND NEW CITIZEN VOTING [3000 - 3503]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 508, Sec. 10. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Vote by Mail Application and Voting Procedures [3000 - 3026]
  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 508, Sec. 11. )

  
3005.  

(a) Whenever, on the 88th day before the election, there are 250 or less persons registered to vote in any precinct, the elections official may furnish each voter with a vote by mail ballot along with a statement that there will be no polling place for the election. The elections official shall also notify each voter of the location of the two nearest polling places in the event the voter chooses to return the ballot on or before election day. The voter shall not be required to file an application for the vote by mail ballot and the ballot shall be sent as soon as the ballots are available.

(b) A precinct shall not be divided in order to conform to this section.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 806, Sec. 21. (SB 286) Effective January 1, 2018.)