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Section 17-4-8

Electors to reidentify themselves; notice of reidentification; when eligible by mail.

Each voter whose name is to be removed shall reidentify himself or herself by appearing in person before a registrar, or by appearing before the judge of probate, or either of the clerks in the office of the judge of probate, or through his or her representative before the board of registrars in regular session except that the following persons shall be entitled to reidentify by mail if they possess the qualifications of an elector and are not disqualified from voting under the constitution and laws of Alabama: Members of the Armed Forces of the United States, persons employed outside the United States, persons absent because of attendance at an institution of higher learning, and the spouses and children of such persons. The board of registrars shall notify such persons who are eligible for reidentification by mail as to how they can reidentify themselves. Electors eligible to reidentify by mail shall have their eligibility verified before a commissioned officer of the Armed Forces of the United States, or any person authorized to administer oaths and take affidavits, or before two witnesses who are 18 years old or older.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-389, p. 896, §3; §17-4-182; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §16.)
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