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§ 9-307. Use of agent in absentee ballot process

West's Annotated Code of MarylandElection Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Election Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Voting (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Absentee Voting (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Election Law, § 9-307
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 33, § 9-307
§ 9-307. Use of agent in absentee ballot process
In general
(a) A qualified applicant may designate a duly authorized agent to pick up and deliver an absentee ballot under this subtitle.
Qualifications of agent
(b) An agent of the voter under this section:
(1) must be at least 18 years old;
(2) may not be a candidate on that ballot;
(3) shall be designated in a writing signed by the voter under penalty of perjury; and
(4) shall execute an affidavit under penalty of perjury that the ballot was:
(i) delivered to the voter who submitted the application;
(ii) marked and placed in an envelope by the voter, or with assistance as allowed by regulation, in the agent's presence; and
(iii) returned to the local board by the agent.

Credits

Added as Art. 33, § 9-307, by Acts 1998, c. 585, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. Transferred to Election Law § 9-307 by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
Formerly Art. 33, § 9-307.

Editors' Notes

LEGISLATIVE NOTES
Revisor's Note (Acts 2002, c. 291):
This section formerly was Art. 33, § 9-307.
No changes are made.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2002 Legislation
Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, repealed and reenacted this section without amendment.
MD Code, Election Law, § 9-307, MD ELEC LAW § 9-307
Current through all legislation from the 2018 Regular Session of the General Assembly
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