Section 3509.051 | Casting absent voter's ballots in person.
Notwithstanding section 3509.05 or any other provision of the Revised Code to the contrary, all of the following shall apply to the casting of absent voter's ballots in person:
(A) The absent voter shall provide identification to the election officials in the same manner as one of the following:
(1) As a voter who casts a ballot in person on the day of an election is required to provide identification under section 3505.18 of the Revised Code; or
(2) As a voter who casts an absent voter's ballot is required to submit a completed written application for an absent voter's ballot under section 3509.03 of the Revised Code.
(B) The absent voter shall not be required to complete a statement of voter on an absent voter's ballot identification envelope.
(C) The board of elections shall provide a signature book to be signed by absent voters who are casting their ballots in person.
(D) No person other than an election official shall be permitted to challenge the right to vote of an absent voter who is casting a ballot in person. An election official may challenge the right to vote of an absent voter who is casting a ballot in person in the same manner as a precinct election official may challenge the right to vote of an elector on the day of an election under section 3505.20 or 3513.19 of the Revised Code.
(E) No absent voter may receive a replacement ballot after the voter's absent voter's ballot has been scanned or entered into automatic tabulating equipment.
Available Versions of this Section
- March 20, 2019 – Enacted by House Bill 41 - 132nd General Assembly [ View March 20, 2019 Version ]