EMERGENCY ABSENTEE VOTING PROCEDURES

Southern Ute Election Board
Emergency Deadline for Run-Off Election 2020– Thursday, December 17, 2020 by 5 P.M.

EMERGENCY ABSENTEE VOTING PROCEDURES:
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(1) A voter may make a written request that the Election Board provide him an emergency absentee ballot if:
(a) He will be confined in a hospital or at his place of residence on election day because of events arising after the deadline for absentee ballot requests; or
(b) He must be absent from the reservation on election day and the reason for such absence arose after the deadline for absentee ballot requests.

(2) The written request shall contain the following:
(a) The voter’s name and address;
(b) The nature of the emergency causing confinement or absence from the
reservation; and
(c) The voter’s signature.

(3) An emergency ballot may be requested any day after the day of the absentee ballot deadline but prior to the day of election. The Election Board shall review emergency requests on a case-by-case basis. If the Election Board determines not to grant the request, the voter shall be promptly notified of the denial and the reason. If the Election Board determines that the request should be granted, the Election Board shall deliver the emergency ballot at its office during regular business hours or, in the case of a medical emergency, at the place where the voter is confined.

Contact the Election Board at (970) 563-2302
Ext. 2305/2729/2728
Off Reservation Tribal Members
Telephone: 1-800-772-1236 ext.2303
Email: election@southernute-nsn.gov