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Section 17-4-13

Procedure for having name restored to list of qualified electors; limitation of provisions.

Any qualified elector of the county whose name is omitted or removed from the list of qualified electors for failure to appear and reidentify himself or herself and who has not otherwise been reidentified as herein provided shall be entitled to have his or her name restored to the list of qualified electors by written affidavit or appearing in person before a registrar, at the office of the board of registrars, or at the office of the judge of probate, certifying that he or she is in fact a bona fide registered voter of that county; provided, however, that any qualified elector can be reidentified on election day; provided further, however, that this article shall not be construed or applied to impair or deny the right to vote in person or by absentee ballot of any person or of the spouse or child of any person who is in active duty of any of the Armed Forces of the United States of America and stationed, and as to the spouse or child, who is living with her or his husband or wife, mother or father, as the case may be, outside of the county, or who is living outside the county while attending a college or university or other institution of higher education or who is employed outside of the United States during the period of time from May 21, 1984; and provided further that the provisions of this article shall not restrict the board of registrars from purging the registration lists as provided in this article.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-389, p. 896, §7; §17-4-186; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §16.)
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