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Article 94
 

Voting Procedures for Voters who are not registered in the polling station voter list. (1)


(Amended by Article 18 of Law 5980 on 8 April 2010)


The chairman of the district electoral board shall issue a document for each


a) chairman and member of the polling station committee and the person responsible for the building,
b) law enforcement officer responsible for maintaining the security of the elections,
c) person who has been assigned by the District Electoral Board to transport the members of the polling station committee to their posts,


who are entitled to vote in the election for that district but who are not registered in the polling station voter list that they are assigned to, stating that the person is entitled to vote and include information on which election they can cast their vote in as well as the information included in the polling station voter list. Furthermore, the chairman of the district electoral board shall send a written notification to the polling station committee chairmanship of the polling station at which such persons were originally registered explaining the situation.


As per this article, officials who have been issued a document by the chairman of the district electoral stating that they are entitled to vote, shall cast their votes in the polling station district in which they are assigned.


Deputies and candidates can vote in any election district outside of their registered area by presenting their voter cards.


The polling station committee shall retain the relevant documents of such persons casting their votes as per this article prior to their voting. These documents shall be delivered to the district electoral board together with other election documents.


The names, surnames and identification information of voters casting their vote as per this law shall be added to the end of the polling station voter list of the polling station where they cast their votes, and each such voter shall put their signature across from their names.


(1) The former heading of this article 'Voting Procedures of the Board Members, Deputies, Candidates And Citizens Residing In Other Countries’ was amended by Article 18 of Law 5980 on 8 April 2010 and reads as seen in the current text'


Voting procedures and general principles concerning voters who are foreign country residents (2)