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Article 79-B

1. Any electors who come under a category outlined in lines a), b), c), f) and g) of the no. 1 of the previous article can present themselves to the president of the municipality where they are registered according to the register of electors, between 10 and 5 days before the election, and express their wish to exercise their right to vote in advance.

2. The electors shall identify themselves in the same way as outlined in nos. 1 and 2 of article 96 and prove their alleged impediment to vote, by presenting documents certified by their hierarchical superior or by their employer or another that sufficiently proves the existence of the impediment to normally exercise the right to vote.

3. The president of the municipality shall give the elector a ballot paper and two envelopes.

4. One of the envelopes, white colored, is to receive the ballot paper and the other, blue colored, will enclose the white colored envelope together with the proving document as referred in no. 2.

5. The elector will fill in the ballot paper in conditions that guarantee the secrecy of vote, fold it twice, insert it into the white envelope, and close the envelope.

6. The white envelope will subsequently be inserted into the blue envelope together with the aforementioned proving document. The blue envelope will be closed, sealed and signed legibly on the reverse by the president of the municipality and by the elector.

7. The president of the municipality will give the elector the receipt annexed to this law proving that the right to vote has been exercised, which will indicate the elector’s name, residence, identity card number, polling station to which s/he belongs, and the respective registration number in the register of electors. The document will be signed by the president of the municipality and certified with the stamp or embossed seal of the municipality.

8. The president of the municipality will draw up the minute of the operations carried out, expressly referring the name, registration number and parish where the elector is registered, and will send a copy of this minute to the central polling station.

9. The president of the municipality will send the blue envelope to the electoral office of the polling station where the elector should exercise his/her right to vote by guaranteed post, to the attention of the respective parish headquarters, up to 4 days before the election day.

10. The parish headquarters will send the votes received to the chief electoral officer of the polling station within the time period outlined in article 41.