Notice Of Advance Voting In Voters ' Homes

Original Language Title: Notice of advance voting in voters' homes

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 The voting, the deadline for postal vote Chapter 2 Municipal Tasks Chapter 3 Submission of applications and deadlines, processing applications, etc. Chapter 4 Voice Recipients Chapter 5 Postal voting material Chapter 6 The usual method of advance voting Chapter 7 Help for voting Chapter 8 Manual the selector on the procedure for advance voting, the parties and candidates, etc. Party 9 Commencement The full text of the Notice of advance voting in voters ' homes Pursuant to section 63, two see. section 100 of the Act on general elections, cf. Consolidated Act No. 583 of June 23, 2008, as amended by section 1 of the Law No. 1347 of 19 December 2008, § 26.0. 5 of the Act on Election of Members to the European Parliament under the Danish. Act No. 584 of 23 June 2008, as amended by section 2 of the Law No. 1347 of 19 December 2008, and section 69 of the Local and regional elections, cf. Consolidated Act No. 585 of 23 June 2008, as amended by section 3 of Law No. 1347 of 19 December 2008: Part 1 The voting, the deadline for advance voting section 1. Voters who because of illness or lack of feasibility or not be able to meet at the polling station, can vote by mail in the home, if they submit an application in accordance with section 4, see. However paragraph. 2 pcs. 2. Voters who have the opportunity two vote by post in one of the institution, institution, etc., listed in the General Elections Act § 54 paragraph. 2, and the municipal and regional elections law § 60 paragraph. 2, are not allowed under the rules, two vote by mail on advance voting at home. PCS. 3. By selecting the ' home ' is not just the place where the voter has permanent residence (national register), but also the place where the voter temporarily staying, provided that the temporary residence has the character of a home. § 2. Facilitate Voting at home can take place within the last three weeks before election day, but no later than the last weekday before election day. Chapter 2 Municipal Tasks § 3. The council shall the following tasks relating to the preparation and implementation of advance voting in the voter's home: 1) The local council shall, through advertisements in the local newspapers or local newspapers to make sure that voters are made aware of the possibility two vote by mail in the home and on the terms applicable, see. § 4. 2) The municipal council shall ensure that voters receive personal and practical assistance, etc. in the home, see. section 83 paragraph. 1 of the Act on Social Services, or nurses, who are likely two fulfill the conditions two vote at home, will receive an application form of the person providing personal and practical assistance, etc., or home nurse or another are active in visiting nurse scheme which, if necessary, provide voter assistance with completing and submitting the form. 3) The local council shall determine the day or the days when the letter ballot in voters ' homes to take place within the period mentioned in section 2. 4) The local council shall appointment's two act as vote recipients see. § 10, and make sure that these are informed of the date and addresses of the vote. The local authority should also ensure that the voice recipients as necessary are guided on their tasks related to implementation of the letter ballot, including being made aware of the special bond incumbents upon them after the election Act section 62 paragraph. 1, and the municipal and regional elections law § 68 paragraph. 1, as well as being provided with the records of the parties entitled respectively lists of candidates and candidates, etc., mentioned in § 21 paragraph. 1 and 2. PCS. 2. If the local council has decided that in the institution, etc., listed in the General Elections Act § 54 paragraph. 2, Nos 3 and 6, and the municipal and regional elections law § 60 paragraph. 2, Nos 3 and 6, or specified categories of these should not be made postal vote under the rules governing the institution of the vote below. Those provisions of the election law and the municipal and regional electoral law, the municipal council must ensure that the voters of the accommodation facilities, etc. are made aware of the possibility of postal voting by the rules on advance voting in the voter's home and on the terms applicable. The local authority should also ensure that voters in the institution, etc. which are deemed to meet the conditions for voting at home, will receive an application form, and that, if necessary, provided voter assistance with completing and submitting the form. Chapter 3 Submission of applications and deadlines, processing applications, etc. § 4. Request (Application) for access to postal voting in the home must be submitted to the national register of the residential municipality days before. 18:12 days before election day. If twelve days before election day is a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline for submitting an application to vote by post in the home until the next Monday. 12. The Application can be submitted earlier than 4 weeks before election day, in the general election at the earliest, when the choice is printed. PCS. 2. The application must be dated and single-handedly signed by the voter, see. However paragraph. 4, and shall include information on the voter's full name, personal identification number, permanent residence and address of residence in the last three weeks before election day, and a statement that the selector due to illness or lack of feasibility or not be able to meet at the polling station on election day. PCS. 3. The application must be submitted on an application form approved by the Ministry of Social Welfare. The application form can be obtained from the municipality (population register). PCS. 4. If the voter is unable to sign the application form single-handedly, another person can sign with his own name in the voter's place (signature followed by the word ' for ' and choose the name). § 5. The municipal council shall determine whether the timely submitted application forms are properly completed and whether the applicant has the right to vote for the election. PCS. 2. If the application is not signed by or on behalf of the voter or otherwise defective of such a nature that they can not directly or possibly by telephone two dial can be addressed by the local council, the selector in writing shall be informed to the same hour that the application be returned. Selector should also be informed that the defect can be corrected and the application is submitted again before the end of one of the local council deadline. § 6. Applicants who do not qualify two vote at home, including (a) the claim is made after the deadline, see. § 4, paragraph. 1 have written notice stating the reason for their request two vote at home were unable to be accommodated. § 7. Applicants who fulfill the conditions two vote at home must have written notice together with an indication of the date when the vote in the home will take place and as far as possible with the approximate time for this. PCS. 2. In its notification to applicants shall also be informed that they can not expect to be approached in a new voice recipients if they are not at home on the set date for the vote in the home. § 8. If, after the deadline for submitting an application to vote by post in the home shall notify the municipality that he has changed his residence, there is no bond two seek the applicant in the new residence. § 9. If a constituent who have duly submitted a valid application to vote at home, not taken when the vote recipients present at the prior to the voting date specified must match the recipients put a notice to the voter with an indication of the time of their visit. PCS. 2. Voice Recipients should also on a special form prepared by the local council, noting the time of undertaking visits two each voter whether the voter was taken home and postal ballot conducted and whether in doing so seemed two events that could conceivably give rise to two complaints from the voter or his dependents. Chapter 4 Voice Recipients section 10. Postal votes in the voter's home shall be given two two vote recipients see. However, § 19 paragraph. 2. Voice receivers appointed from among those appointed electors, as the local council has chosen two assist in the elections, see. Election Act section 30 and the Local Government Elections Act § 17 paragraph. 1. The municipal council may decide that a voice recipients is a person appointed from among the personnel employed in the local administration. There shall be appointed one or more pairs vote recipients two act as the voice recipients by postal vote in the voter's home. PCS. 2. In cases where both voice receivers are appointed from among the appointed electors, each of the two vote recipients whenever possible, be appointed by the various groups in the municipal council. PCS. 3. Candidates for election, the person who are employed by the municipality or by one of the municipality assumed private supplier to provide personal and practical assistance, etc. in the home, as well as nurses or others are active in visiting nurse scheme can not be designated two act as the voice receiver in voter's homes. Chapter 5 Postal voting material section 11. For the parliamentary elections, European Parliament elections and referendum consists postal voting material by 1) a ballot, 2) an envelope, 3) a cover letter and 4) an outer envelope. PCS. 2. in the case of municipal and regional elections consists postal voting material by 1) a ballot for local council elections with accompanying envelope, 2) a ballot for the regional council election with matching envelopes, 3) a cover letter and 4) an outer envelope. § 12. By letter ballot may only use the postal voting material provided by the welfare Minister's action. Welfare Minister may decide two cover letters and outer envelopes, which are provided by the local council, to be equated with cover letters and outer envelopes provided by the Minister of Welfare. PCS. 2. the Prior two each election or referendum, the Welfare Ministry council of the content and format of the postal voting material to be used. Chapter 6 The usual method of advance voting section 13. The selector must show the necessary documents two vote recipients (health card, driving license, passport or similar). If that least one of the voting recipients will be aware of the voter's identity may be waived Passport. PCS. 2. When the voter has shown proof of the meaning. However paragraph. 1, points 2., Handed over the postal voting materials to the voter. Voice beneficiaries must ensure that the voter do not proceed with postal voting material and that voting takes place immediately after the postal voting material is dispensed. Voice Beneficiaries must also ensure that the voter completes the ballot and inserts it in the envelope without others, including voting recipients can see how the voter has voted. PCS. 3. Relatives, visitors or others, except vote recipients as well as any help, selector have defined in § 19 paragraph. 2 may not be present in the room where the letter the voting takes place, unless the selector expressly request. § 14. The general election voting in: 1) The ballot writes selector name or the letter of a party that has candidates standing in the multimember constituency where the voter is registered two vote (permanent residence). Want two voter vote for a particular candidate seen out in the multimember constituency, enter the name of the candidate, possibly with the addition of the party name or the letter of the party two which the candidate is established for for. That least one of the three boxes on the ballot must be completed. Want two voter vote for a candidate who sets no party can not also indicate a party facilitates or party name. 2) When the voter has completed the ballot, put the selector in the envelope and tilklæber this. 3) Then fill selector cover letter. A voice that recipients can fill in the cover letter, unless the voter opposes this. When the cover letter shall be signed filled ice by the voter in the presence of voice recipients. 4) One of vote recipients certify the ballot by signing the cover letter and stating his position. As the position stated: "an authorized" or "employee of the municipality", depending on whether the certifying voting receiver also functions as the voice receiver in the capacity of appointed elector or as an employee in the local administration. The cover letter should also be applied to a municipal stamp or name. 5) selector puts the envelope with the ballot paper and cover letter in the outer envelope, which is addressed to the municipal council in the municipality where the voter has permanent resident. In the space on the back of the outer envelope must selector write his name, date of birth and place of residence. A voice that recipients can fill in the box on the back of the outer envelope, unless the voter opposes this. 6) Outer envelope with the envelopes with ballot paper and cover letter handed to a voice receivers, which ensures that the outer envelope handed over to the local council. If the voter has a permanent residence in another province, the municipal council must ensure that the outer envelope (postal vote) soon late two the local authority concerned. Each outer envelope must be late separat. More outer envelopes addressed to the same municipal council may not be late as one consignment immersed in a larger envelope or the like. § 15. For European elections voting in: 1) The ballot writes selector name or the letter of a party that has drawn up a list of candidates for the election. Want two voter vote for a particular candidate, write the name of this, possibly with the addition of the party name or the letter of the list of candidates on candidacy. That least one of the three boxes on the ballot must be completed. 2) Then, follow the same procedure as for the election, see. § 14, no. 2-6. § 16. The municipal and regional elections voting in the following way, see. However paragraph. 2:1) On the ballot for local council elections write selector list designation (party name) or the letter of a list of candidates drawn up in local council elections in the province in which the voter has permanent resident. Want two voter vote for a particular candidate who is nominated for election to the municipal council in the municipality in question, enter the name of the candidate, possibly with the addition of the list designation (party name) or the letter of the list of candidates on candidacy. That least one of the three boxes on the ballot must be completed. The ballot is then put in the corresponding envelope taped. 2) On the ballot for the regional council election writes voter list designation (party name) or the letter of a list of candidates drawn up to the regional elections in the region where the voter has permanent resident. Want two voter vote for a particular candidate who is standing in the election to the regional council of the region, enter the name of the candidate, possibly with the addition of the list designation (party name) or the letter of the list of candidates on candidacy. That least one of the three boxes on the ballot must be completed. The ballot is then put in the corresponding envelope taped. 3) Then, follow the same procedure as for the election, see. § 14 No. 3-6. Both envelopes with ballots and cover letter placed in a single outer envelope. PCS. 2. If a voter only want to vote either to the local council election or to the regional council election, the voter can either fail two fill out the ballot and otherwise the same procedure as specified in paragraph. 1 or return the unused ballot envelope attached to a voice recipients. The unused ballot and envelope endorsement ' Not used ' and handed over to the local council, which destroys the unused voting material. Then follow the same procedure as specified in paragraph. 1. § 17. The referendum voting in the following way: 1) On the ballot, which is clearly separated printed words ' Yes ' and ' No ', put the selector (a) cross by the word ' Yes ' if the voter votes for the bill, or the law. Voters who vote against, put a tick by the word ' No '. 2) Then, follow the same procedure as for the election, see. § 14, no. 2-6. § 18 Shipping cost of any shipment of postal votes successfully by the municipality. Chapter 7 Help for voting section 19. If a voter who wants two vote has not been able to fill in the ballot paper, the cover letter or outer envelope must match the recipients provide the necessary assistance to do this, see. However paragraph. 2 and 3. Paragraph. 2. Instead of one voice recipients voter can request help for voting by a person designated by the voter himself referred. However paragraph. 3rd PCS. 3. Help for filling in the ballot under subsection. 1 and 2 may be granted only if the selector directly against those providing assistance, unambiguously indicate which party (candidate list) or the candidate of voter wants two vote, or in respect of whether the voter wants two referendums vote yes or no. PCS. 4. If assistance has been given to fill out the ballot, this must be stated in the covering letter, as this is applied to the words ' Help provided for filling in the ballot "or the like, followed by using the signature. PCS. 5. If the voter is unable to sign the cover letter should be one of the recipients to the voting point on the cover letter, intended for the voter's autograph signature, signing with his own name followed by the word ' the ' and the voter's name. The second vote receives signs the certificate on the cover. PCS. 6. Helps a person designated by the voter himself, to choose the voting, see. Paragraph. 2, given the necessary help for filling in the ballot paper, the cover letter or the outer envelope of the helper and the voice receiver that provides assistance with voting, jointly. The voice receiver that provides assistance with voting, However, ensures the voter's identity, see. § 13, certifies voting in the cover letter, see. § 14, no. 4, and provides guidance etc. for Chapter 8. If the selector is not in a position two sign the cover letter, the sign the person designated by the voter himself, or if this is not possible, the second vote receives the cover letter on the voter's name referred to. paragraphs. 5. Chapter 8 of the Manual of selector on the procedure for advance voting, the parties and candidates, etc. § 20. Voting Recipients must where appropriate selector guidance on the procedure for advance voting, see. § § 13-17, including the possibilities and conditions for that mesures with voting, see. § 19. § 21. Voting shall see two that the voter the ballot have access two acquaint thems elves with: 1) election: the list of parties entitled by the Ministry of Welfare late two all municipal councils when printed election. 2) European elections: the list of lists of candidates (parties) and the candidates who Welfare Ministry sends to all municipal councils no later than three weeks before election day, 3) municipal and regional elections: a list of the approved lists of candidates, including all candidates ' names and information on the notified list coalition and election coalition, both for the local council election as the regional election , see. the municipal and regional elections law § 43. 4) At the referendum: the instructions for voting in the referendum, as the Welfare Ministry sends to all municipal councils in advance of the referendum. PCS. 2. If the letter ballot to the elections taking place later than 10 days before election day, the voter as far as possible have the opportunity two familiarize thems elves with a list of candidates for the election seen in the multimember constituency. PCS. 3. Voice beneficiaries shall not voluntarily give voters other information about the contesting parties (lists of candidates) and graduates, etc. than the information contained in the records referred in paragraph two. 1 and 2. Voice Recipients can answer any queries from voters on whether specific individuals are identified as candidates for election or two municipal and regional elections respectively in other municipalities or regions where voting recipients are aware of that. PCS. 4. In cases where the voting in parliamentary elections and municipal and regional elections intention two vote for a particular person, which it is not certainly known whether he is a candidate for the election, or a candidate for election in the multimember constituency respectively municipality or region, where the voter is permanently resident may vote recipients guide selector on that on the ballot besides the candidate's name also should write the letter or name of the party (candidate list) which he candidate (person) belongs if this is the dial or voice recipients know. § 22. Voting beneficiaries shall not wearing badges, stickers or similar indicating affiliation to a particular party (candidate list) or a particular candidate. Voice Recipients must not wear badges, stickers or similar indicating position on current political issues or otherwise expresses any particular political view or the like. Chapter 9 Entry into force § 23. This Order shall enter into force on 1 April 2009. Subsection. 2. At the same time, Executive Order No. 758 of 26 June 2007 on the advance voting in the voter's home. The Ministry of Social Welfare, January 19, 2009 Karen Jespersen/nicoline Nyholm Miller