2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:59-14 - Validity of voted overseas ballot transmitted by electronic means.


NJ Rev Stat § 19:59-14 (2013) What's This?

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 a voted overseas ballot or of 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.


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