An Act Regarding Early Voting in Person
Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA §606, first ¶, as amended by PL 2013, c. 131, §17, is further amended to read:
The Secretary of State shall furnish each municipality with official ballots to be used for absentee voting , early voting and for voting on election day.
Sec. 2. 21-A MRSA §606, sub-§3, ¶C is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. 21-A MRSA §607, sub-§4, as enacted by PL 1985, c. 161, §6, is amended to read:
Sec. 4. 21-A MRSA §634 is enacted to read:
§ 634. Early voting in person
This bill allows for municipalities to conduct early voting in person during the same period as is permitted for absentee voting. Early voting takes place in the municipal offices with the same requirements and restrictions regarding voting places, voting booths, ballot boxes and ballot challenges as apply to regular voting. At the end of early voting, the municipal clerk delivers the sealed ballot boxes to the voting place as presently required by law.