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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 3. Permanent Vote by Mail Application and Procedures [3200 - 3206]
  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 508, Sec. 49. )

  
3203.  

(a) Upon receipt of an application for permanent vote by mail status, the county elections official shall process the application in the same manner as an application for a vote by mail ballot, or, in the case of an application made pursuant to Section 3102, in the same manner as an application for a special absent voter ballot or overseas ballot.

(b) In addition to processing applications in accordance with Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 3000), if it is determined that the applicant is a registered voter, the county elections official shall do the following:

(1) Place the voter’s name upon a list of those to whom a vote by mail ballot is sent each time there is an election within their precinct.

(2) Include in all vote by mail mailings to the voter an explanation of the vote by mail procedure and an explanation of Section 3206.

(3) Maintain a copy of the vote by mail ballot list on file open to public inspection for election and governmental purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 560, Sec. 6. (AB 1417) Effective January 1, 2014.)