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Section 17-10-1

Voter identification requirements.

(a) Each person who registers to vote by mail shall provide identification prior to the first time they vote in an election containing a federal office on the ballot and as otherwise required by Section 17-9-30.

(b) Voters who are voting by absentee ballot shall submit with the ballot a copy of one of the forms of identification listed in Section 17-9-30.

(c) If an individual required to present identification in accordance with this section is unable to meet the identification requirements of this section, the ballot cast is a provisional ballot.

(Act 2003-313, p. 733, §4; §17-10A-1; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §50.)
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