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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 19, ELECTIONS

    Chapter 59:

      Section: 19:59-14: Validity of voted overseas ballot transmitted by electronic means.

          3. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a copy of an overseas voter's or overseas federal election voter's voted ballot, or a voted federal write-in absentee ballot, which is transmitted by electronic means to the appropriate county board of elections in this State shall be considered valid and counted if it:

a. is from a qualified voter;

b. has been transmitted to the appropriate county board of elections no later than the time designated by law for the closing of the polls on that day; and

c. is accompanied by the following statement, which shall be certified by the voter's signature: "I understand that by transmitting by electronic means a copy of my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot. At the same time, I pledge to place the original voted ballot in a secure envelope, together with any other required certification, and send the documents immediately by air mail to the appropriate county board of elections."

L.1995, c.195, s.3; amended 2008, c.61, s.15; 2017, c.39, s.15.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-04-10 10:15:11.

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