A voter may change the voter's enrollment anytime after 3 months from the date on which the voter enrolled by filing an application
with the registrar personally, by mail or otherwise. [2001, c. 310, §7 (AMD).]
1.Content of application.
The application must contain the following information: Name of applicant, the date of birth, residence address, voting
district, name of party in which enrolled, name of party in which enrollment is requested, signature of the applicant and
the date of application.
2005, c. 453, §26 (AMD)
2.Party designation removed.
On receipt of the application, the registrar shall remove the party designation of the applicant from the central voter
registration system. The registrar shall indicate in the central voter registration system that the applicant is ineligible
to vote at a caucus or primary election for 15 days by designating the party enrollment field with the letter "X." Fifteen
days after receiving the application, the registrar shall enroll the applicant in the party requested and enter the new party
designation in the party enrollment field.
This subsection does not apply in the case of a voter who changes enrollment under subsection 4.
2005, c. 453, §27 (AMD)
3.Restrictions during change of enrollment.
Except as provided in subsection 4, a voter may not vote at a caucus, convention or primary election for 15 days after filing
an application to change enrollment. A voter must file an application to change enrollment prior to January 1st to be eligible
to file a petition as a candidate in that election year.
1995, c. 459, §16 (AMD)
4.Change of residence.
When a voter changes his residence from one municipality to another and establishes a new voting residence there, he may
enroll in any party and vote at a caucus, convention or primary election, or file a petition as a candidate for nomination
by primary election, regardless of his previous enrollment.
1985, c. 161, §6 (NEW)
1985, c. 161, §6 (NEW).
1993, c. 330, §1 (AMD).
1995, c. 459, §16 (AMD).
1997, c. 436, §31 (AMD).
2001, c. 310, §§7,8 (AMD).
2005, c. 453, §§26,27 (AMD).
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