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Article 61

61. (1) Voters who wish to cast their vote in advance must duly prove their identity to the vote receiver. The advance voting material will hence be issued, cf. section 60.

(2) The voter indicates on the ballot paper the name or letter of a party which has candidates standing in the multimember constituency where the voter is on the electoral register. If the voter wishes to cast his or her vote for a particular candidate standing in the appropriate multimember constituency, the voter shall state the name of the candidate, with the possible addition of the party name or letter.

(3) The voter fills in the ballot paper without being watched by others and puts it into the

envelope. The voter then fills in the covering letter and signs it in the presence of the vote receiver, who confirms the casting of the vote.

(4) If the voter is unable to fill in the ballot paper or to fill in and sign the covering letter, the vote receiver(s) shall provide the requisite assistance, cf. however subsection (6). In addition to the vote receiver, or, in case of participation by more than one vote receiver, instead of one of these, the voter can demand assistance in voting by a person of his/her own choice. If such assistance has been rendered, it must appear from the covering letter.

(5) A candidate standing in the multimember constituency may not render assistance in voting as vote receiver.

(6) Assistance in filling in the ballot paper may be rendered only where the voter is able to indicate direct and unambiguously to the person providing the assistance for which party or candidate the voter wants to vote.

(7) The envelope together with the ballot paper and the covering letter shall be placed in the cover, which is sent to the local council of the municipality where the voter is on the electoral register. The cover shall indicate the name, birth date and permanent address of the voter.