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§ 1902. Procedure for voting following failure to return notification card

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 25 Pa.C.S.A. ElectionsEffective: March 17, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 25 Pa.C.S.A. Elections
Part IV. Voter Registration (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 19. Provisions Contingent on Federal Law
Effective: March 17, 2002
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1902
§ 1902. Procedure for voting following failure to return notification card
(a) Same county.--
(1) A registered elector who has moved from an address in the county covered by a polling place to an address covered by the same polling place shall, notwithstanding failure to notify the commission prior to the date of an election, be permitted to vote in that polling place upon written affirmation by the elector of the change of address before an election official at that polling place.
(2) A registered elector who has moved from one address in the county to another address in the same county covered by a different polling place and who has failed to notify the commission of the change of address prior to the date of an election shall be permitted to correct the voting records and vote at the elector's former polling place upon written affirmation by the elector of the new address before an election official at the former polling place.
(b) Different county.--A registered elector who has moved from one county to another county and who has failed to notify the commission of the change of address prior to the date of the election shall be permitted to correct the voting records and vote at the elector's former polling place upon written affirmation by the elector of the new address before an election official at the former polling place. Upon receipt of the written affirmation, the commission shall follow the procedures in this part for change of address to a new county and shall update information contained in its registration records.

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2002, Jan. 31, P.L. 18, No. 3, § 1, eff. March 17, 2002.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Act 2002-3 legislation
Section 7(2) of 2002, Jan. 31, P.L. 18, No. 3, imd. effective, provides:
“The addition of 25 Pa.C.S. Ch. 19 shall take effect upon the publication of the notice under 25 Pa.C.S. § 1513(a). This paragraph is subject to 25 Pa.C.S. § 1906.”
The notice required for effectiveness of 25 Pa.C.S. Ch. 19 was published in 32 Pa.B. 1360 on March 9, 2002, effective March 17, 2002.
Prior Laws:
1995, June 30, P.L. 170, No. 25, § 1902, (25 P.S. § 961.1902).
2001, June 25, P.L. 674, No. 61, § 8.
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1902, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1902
Current through 2018 Regular Session Acts 1 to 87, 89 to 94, 97, 105, 107, 108, 111, 115, 124, 128, 131 to 133, 145, 153, 156, 158, 159, 161, 163 and 164
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