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SF 2736

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/28/2019 03:07pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; authorizing the opening of additional polling place locations
for voting by absentee ballot for fewer than 46 days; amending Minnesota Statutes
2018, section 203B.081, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 203B.081, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Location; timing.

new text begin(a) new text endAn eligible voter may vote by absentee ballot in
the office of the county auditor and at any other polling place designated by the county
auditor new text beginor by a municipal clerk authorized to conduct absentee balloting under section
new text endduring the 46 days before the election, except as provided in this section.

new text begin (b) A polling place location, other than the office of the county auditor, may be opened
for fewer than 46 days. If a polling place is open fewer than 46 days before the election,
the county auditor or municipal clerk must post the polling place location and hours of
operation on the jurisdiction's website and must inform the secretary of state of the polling
place's location and hours.
new text end