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Article 3

1 Votes shall be cast in the political domicile, i.e. the commune in which the person eligible to vote is resident and registered to vote. Persons of no-fixed residence shall vote in their commune of origin.1

2 Any person who deposits an identification document other than the certificate of origin (certificate of residence, provisional certificate, etc.) shall acquire political domicile only if they prove that they are not registered to vote in the place where their certificate of origin is deposited.

1 Second sentence inserted by No I of the Federal Act of 18 March 1994, in force since 15 Nov. 1994 (AS 1994 2414; BBl 1993 III 445).