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Article 82
 

Voters who are registered in the Voting Rights Register of the Republic of Slovenia and who do not have permanent residence in Slovenia, may vote by post or through a diplomatic or consular representation of the Republic of Slovenia, provided that the country in which they are residing approves of such voting or that it is authorized by an international agreement.  These voters shall be sent ballot papers with the enclosed voting card in due time.


Voters who are abroad on Election Day because they have temporary or permanent residence there, may vote by post or through a diplomatic or consular representation of the Republic of Slovenia, provided that they have notified the national electoral commission not later than thirty days prior to Election Day, and that the country in which they are residing approves of such voting or that it is authorised by an international agreement.


The ballot paper shall only be accepted if a voter casting his vote by post also encloses a manually signed voting card in the envelope.


The provisions applicable for elections in Slovenia shall be applied mutatis mutandis for voting by post from abroad or through diplomatic or consular representations of the Republic of Slovenia.


Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 73 and 74 of this Act, voting may be performed on a statutory blank ballot paper which contains the electoral constituency and electoral district mark and instructions on how to vote.Voters shall perform the act of voting by entering, manually or in some other way, the candidate's full name or the name of the list of candidates of his choice in the appropriate ballot paper box.