2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:62-3 - Election by mail, duties of county board of elections.

NJ Rev Stat § 19:62-3 (2013) What's This?

19:62-3 Election by mail, duties of county board of elections.

3.If an election by mail is authorized pursuant to section 1 of this act, P.L.2005, c.148 (C.19:62-1), the county board of elections shall:

a.consult with the county clerk and the municipal clerk with respect to the conduct of the election, as provided for in subsections d. and h. of section 2 of P.L.2005, c.148 (C.19:62-2);

b.receive all ballots for the election returned by United States mail and collect all ballots for the election which were deposited in designated places of deposit prior to the time established for the closing of the polls;

c.verify the signature of the voter on the outer envelope of each ballot returned by comparing it with the signature on that person's voter registration form, in accordance with the rules and regulations adopted by the Attorney General, and if it is determined that the voter to whom a ballot or a replacement ballot has been issued has voted more than once, not count any ballot by that voter;

d.remove the inner envelope from the outer envelope of each ballot on the day of the election and proceed with the canvass of such ballots; and

e.conduct the canvass of the ballots and the certification of the results of the election in accordance with the procedures provided for such actions in this act, P.L.2005, c.148 (C.19:62-1 et seq.) and in Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.


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