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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 15. Elections
- Chapter 20. Special Procedures For Elections
- Section 211. Counting Cross-District and Certain Write-in Votes.
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AS 15.20.211. Counting Cross-District and Certain Write-in Votes.
- (a) If a qualified voter of the state votes a ballot for a house district other than the house district in which the voter
is registered, that person may vote only for
- (1) statewide ballot measures and questions;
- (2) candidates for federal or statewide offices;
- (3) candidates for the state senate if the voter's former residence and present residence are in the same senate district;
- (4) candidates for judicial retention if the voter's former residence and present residence are in the same judicial
- (b) If a voter requested an absentee ballot and the proper absentee ballot was not sent to the voter, the votes cast by
the voter on the ballot received which are for write-in candidates the voter could have voted for if the voter had
received and voted the proper absentee ballot shall be counted.
- (c) The director shall prepare and mail to each voter whose ballot was subject to partial counting under this section a
summary of the reason that the challenge to the ballot was upheld and the ballot was subject to only a partial
- (d) The director shall mail the materials described in (c) of this section to the voter not later than
- (1) 10 days after completion of the review of ballots by the state review board for a primary election;
- (2) 60 days after certification of the results of a general or special election.
- (e) In addition to mailing the materials under (d)(1) of this section, for a questioned voter whose questioned primary
election ballot was partially counted, not later than the deadline set out in (d)(1) of this section, the director
- (1) determine whether, from the information obtained under AS 15.07.070(h), the voter's name may be entered on the
voter registration list;
- (2) if the voter is eligible, register the voter in accordance with the information submitted by the voter under AS 15.07.070
- (3) confirm or deny the registration by written notice mailed to the voter.
- (f) The director shall make available through a free access system to each voter whose ballot was subject to partial
counting under this section a system to check to see whether the voter's ballot was partially counted and, if not
counted, the reason why the ballot was not counted. The director shall make this information available through the free
access system not less than 10 days after certification of the results of a primary election and not less than 30 days
after the certification of the results of a general or special election.
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