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  115.930.  Mistake or omission not to invalidate document, when — notarization not required, when. — 1.  If a voter's mistake or omission in the completion of a document under sections 115.900 to 115.936 does not prevent determining whether a covered voter is eligible to vote, the mistake or omission shall not invalidate the document.  Failure to satisfy a nonsubstantive requirement, such as using paper or envelopes of a specified size or weight, shall not invalidate a document submitted under sections 115.900 to 115.936.  In a write-in ballot authorized by sections 115.900 to 115.936 or in a vote for a write-in candidate on a regular ballot, if the intention of the voter is discernable under this state's uniform definition of what constitutes a vote, an abbreviation, misspelling, or other minor variation in the form of the name of a candidate or a political party shall be accepted as a valid vote.

  2.  Notarization shall not be required for the execution of a document under sections 115.900 to 115.936.  An authentication, other than the declaration specified in section 115.922 or the declaration on the federal postcard application and federal write-in absentee ballot, shall not be required for execution of a document under sections 115.900 to 115.936.  The declaration and any information in the declaration may be compared with information on file to ascertain the validity of the document.

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(L. 2013 S.B. 116)

Effective 7-01-14


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