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§ 3146.4. Envelopes for official absentee ballots

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 25 P.S. Elections & Electoral DistrictsEffective: March 27, 2020

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 25 P.S. Elections & Electoral Districts (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14. Election Code (Refs & Annos)
Article XIII. Voting by Qualified Absentee Electors (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 27, 2020
25 P.S. § 3146.4
§ 3146.4. Envelopes for official absentee ballots
<Section 17 of Act 2020, March 27, P.L. 41, No. 12, imd. effective, provides that the amendment of 25 P.S. § 3146.4 by that Act shall apply to envelopes and ballots purchased, printed or acquired after March 27, 2020.>
The county boards of election shall provide two additional envelopes for each official absentee ballot of such size and shape as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, in order to permit the placing of one within the other and both within the mailing envelope. On the smaller of the two envelopes to be enclosed in the mailing envelope shall be printed, stamped or endorsed the words “Official Election Ballot,” and nothing else. On the larger of the two envelopes, to be enclosed within the mailing envelope, shall be printed the form of the declaration of the elector, and the name and address of the county board of election of the proper county. The larger envelope shall also contain information indicating the local election district of the absentee voter. Said form of declaration and envelope shall be as prescribed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth and shall contain among other things a statement of the electors qualifications, together with a statement that such elector has not already voted in such primary or election. The mailing envelope addressed to the elector shall contain the two envelopes, the official absentee ballot, lists of candidates, when authorized by section 1303 subsection (b) of this act,1 the uniform instructions in form and substance as prescribed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth and nothing else.

Credits

1937, June 3, P.L. 1333, No. 320, art. XIII, § 1304, added 1951, March 6, P.L. 3, § 11. Amended 1963, Aug. 13, P.L. 707, § 22, effective Jan. 1, 1964; 1968, Dec. 11, P.L. 1183, No. 375, § 8; 2020, March 27, P.L. 41, No. 12, § 10, imd. effective.

Footnotes

25 P.S. § 3146.3.
25 P.S. § 3146.4, PA ST 25 P.S. § 3146.4
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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