15-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Absentee ballot" means a ballot as defined in section 11-1 used in absentee voting.

"Electronic transmission" means the transmission of a blank or voted ballot by facsimile, electronic mail delivery, or the utilization of an online absentee ballot delivery and return system that may include the ability to mark the ballot. "Invalid ballot" means any absentee ballot which does not meet the requirements for a ballot to be counted as listed in section 15-9.

"Voter in a remote area" means any registered voter who resides ten miles or more from the voter's designated polling place by the most direct route for public travel. [L 1975, c 36, pt of 3; am L 1976, c 106, 4(1); gen ch 1985; am L 2016 c 168, 1; am L 2019, c 136, 26]



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