§ 3502. Definitions
Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 25 Pa.C.S.A. ElectionsEffective: December 24, 2012
Effective: December 24, 2012
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 3502
§ 3502. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Active uniformed-service voter.” A uniformed-service voter who meets all of the following paragraphs:
“County election board.” Officials having jurisdiction over the conduct of elections in a county under the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L. 1333, No. 320),1 known as the Pennsylvania Election Code.
“Covered voter.” All of the following:
“Dependent.” An individual recognized as a dependent by a uniformed service.
“Election.” A general election, municipal election, special election or primary election.
“Election Code.” The act of June 3, 1937 (P.L. 1333, No. 320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, and the provisions of this title other than this chapter.
“Election district.” A district, division or precinct established under the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L. 1333, No. 320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in which all qualified electors are eligible to vote in the same polling place.
“Federal postcard application.” The application prescribed under section 101(b)(2) of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (Public Law 99-410, 42 U.S.C. § 1973ff(b)(2)).2 The term includes the application's electronic equivalent.
“Federal write-in absentee ballot.” The ballot described in section 103 of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (Public Law 99-410, 42 U.S.C. § 1973ff-2).3
“FWAB declaration.” The declaration which accompanies the Federal write-in absentee ballot.
“General election.” The election which the Constitution of Pennsylvania requires to be held in even-numbered years.
“Military-overseas ballot.” All of the following:
“Municipal election.” The election which the Constitution of Pennsylvania requires to be held in odd-numbered years.
“Overseas voter.” A qualified elector who is outside the United States.
“Primary election.” An election held for the purpose of nominating candidates for public offices to be voted for at a general election or a municipal election.
“Qualified elector.” An individual who:
“Secretary.” The Secretary of the Commonwealth.
“Special election.” An election authorized by law, other than a general election, a municipal election or a primary election.
“State.” A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
“State declaration.” The declaration prescribed by the secretary under section 3503(c)(4) (relating to duties and responsibilities of secretary).
“Uniformed service.” All of the following:
“Uniformed-service voter.” A qualified elector who is one of the following:
“United States.” When used in the territorial sense, the several states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
2012, Oct. 24, P.L. 1490, No. 189, § 1, effective in 60 days [Dec. 24, 2012].
25 P.S. § 2600 et seq.
Transferred; see now, 52 U.S.C.A. § 20301.
Transferred; 52 U.S.C.A. § 20303.
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 3502, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 3502
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 77. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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