N.Y. Election Law Section 11-208
Special federal voters

  • cancellation of registration

1.

Voters registered pursuant to this title shall be eligible to vote in every election in which special federal voters are eligible to vote which is held on or after the thirtieth day after receipt of their applications for such registration.

2.

If any ballot, application form or other mail sent to a special federal voter at his address outside the United States by such board is returned by the post office as undeliverable, the board of elections shall send a confirmation notice to such special federal voter at such address pursuant to the provisions of § 5-712 (Confirmation notices)section 5-712 of this chapter and shall place the registration of such voter in inactive status. If the board of elections subsequently receives notice of a new address outside the United States for such voter, or notice that the voter is still at the same address outside the United States, the board shall restore the registration of such voter to active status in the manner prescribed by § 5-213 (Inactive status)section 5-213 of this chapter.

3.

The board of elections shall process and preserve the records of such registrations, including the original applications for such registrations, in the same manner and for the same period of time as the records of other voters registered under permanent personal registration.

4.

A special federal voter whose registration is cancelled pursuant to the provisions of § 5-400 (Cancellation of registration)section 5-400 of this chapter shall be eligible to reregister in the manner provided by this title.

5.

Upon cancelling the registration of a special federal voter pursuant to the provisions of § 5-400 (Cancellation of registration)section 5-400 of this chapter, the board of elections shall forthwith notify such voter at his last address outside the United States of the fact of the cancellation, the reason therefor, and of his right to reregister pursuant to this title.

Source: Section 11-208 — Special federal voters; cancellation of registration, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/11-208 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 11-208’s source at nysenate​.gov

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