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Chapter 29.36.130 RCW Dispositions

ABSENTEE VOTING


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29.36.010  When permitted — Request for absentee ballot.
[2001 c 241 § 1; 1991 c 81 § 29; 1987 c 346 § 9; 1986 c 167 § 14; 1985 c 273 § 1; 1984 c 27 § 1; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 76; 1974 ex.s. c 35 § 1; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 37; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.010. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 1; 1955 c 167 § 2; prior: (i) 1950 ex.s. c 8 § 1; 1943 c 72 § 1; 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 1; 1923 c 58 § 1; 1921 c 143 § 1; 1917 c 159 § 1; 1915 c 189 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 5280. (ii) 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 2, part; 1923 c 58 § 2, part; 1921 c 143 § 2, part; 1917 c 159 § 2, part; 1915 c 189 § 2, part; RRS § 5281, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.210 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.013  Ongoing absentee status — Request — Termination.
[2001 c 241 § 4; 1999 c 298 § 12; 1993 c 418 § 1; 1991 c 81 § 30; 1987 c 346 § 10; 1986 c 22 § 1; 1985 c 273 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.240 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.015  Absentee ballot to voter attending new or minor party convention on primary day — Voting restricted to nonpartisan officers.
[1961 c 130 § 21.]
Repealed by 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 6.


29.36.016  Ongoing absentee voters — Notice of termination of status — Renewal.
[1985 c 273 § 3.]
Repealed by 1993 c 418 § 2.


29.36.020  Certificates.
[1971 ex.s. c 202 § 38; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.020. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 2; 1955 c 167 § 3; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 2, part; 1923 c 58 § 2, part; 1921 c 143 § 2, part; 1917 c 159 § 2, part; 1915 c 189 § 2, part; RRS § 5281, part.]
Repealed by 1987 c 346 § 24, effective January 1, 1988.


29.36.030  Acceptance or rejection of request — Issuance of ballots and other materials.
[2001 c 241 § 6; 1991 c 81 § 31. Prior: 1987 c 346 § 11; 1987 c 295 § 9; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 77; 1974 ex.s. c 73 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.030; prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 3; 1955 c 167 § 4; prior: (i) 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 2, part; 1923 c 58 § 2, part; 1921 c 143 § 2, part; 1917 c 159 § 2, part; 1915 c 189 § 2, part; RRS § 5281, part. (ii) 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 3, part; 1923 c 58 § 3, part; 1921 c 143 § 3, part; 1917 c 159 § 3, part; 1915 c 189 § 3, part; RRS § 5282, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.260 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.035  Qualifications for delivery of ballot.
[2001 c 241 § 7; 1984 c 27 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.035. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 4.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.280 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.040  Instructions for voting absentee ballot.
[1965 c 9 § 29.36.040. Prior: 1955 c 167 § 5; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 3, part; 1923 c 58 § 3, part; 1921 c 143 § 3, part; 1917 c 159 § 3, part; 1915 c 189 § 3, part; RRS § 5282, part.]
Repealed by 1987 c 346 § 24, effective January 1, 1988.


29.36.045  Envelopes and instructions.
[2001 c 241 § 8; 1987 c 346 § 12.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.290 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.050  Prohibition against voting in home precinct.
[1987 c 346 § 13; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.050. Prior: 1955 c 167 § 6; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 4; 1921 c 143 § 5; RRS § 5284.]
Recodified as RCW 29.51.185 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.060  Processing incoming absentee ballots.
[2001 c 241 § 10; 1991 c 81 § 32; 1987 c 346 § 14; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 78; 1973 c 140 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.060. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 5; 1955 c 167 § 7; 1955 c 50 § 2; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 5, part; 1921 c 143 § 6, part; 1917 c 159 § 4, part; 1915 c 189 § 4, part; RRS § 5285, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.310 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.065  How incoming absentee ballots are handled — Alternate method.
[1973 c 140 § 2.]
Repealed by 1987 c 346 § 24, effective January 1, 1988.


29.36.070  Grouping of absentee ballots.
[2001 c 241 § 11; 1990 c 262 § 2; 1987 c 346 § 15; 1974 ex.s. c 73 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.070. Prior: 1955 c 50 § 3; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 5, part; 1921 c 143 § 6, part; 1917 c 159 § 4, part; 1915 c 189 § 4, part; RRS § 5285, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.320 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.075  Uncontested offices — Ballots not tabulated, exception — Voter credited with voting — Retention of ballots.
[2001 c 241 § 12; 1988 c 181 § 3; 1987 c 346 § 16; 1983 c 136 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.075. Prior: 1961 c 78 § 1.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.330 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.077  Uncontested offices — Counting of uncounted ballots on candidate's request.
[1965 c 9 § 29.36.077. Prior: 1961 c 78 § 2.]
Repealed by 1987 c 346 § 24, effective January 1, 1988.


29.36.080  Canvassing September primary ballots — Time.
[1961 c 130 § 20; 1950 ex.s. c 14 § 18.]
Repealed by 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 6.


29.36.090  Canvassing November election ballots — Time.
[1950 ex.s. c 14 § 20.]
Repealed by 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 6.


29.36.095  List of absentee voters.
[1974 ex.s. c 73 § 3; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 39; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.095. Prior: 1955 c 50 § 4.]
Repealed by 1987 c 346 § 24, effective January 1, 1988.


29.36.097  Record of requests for absentee ballots — Public access.
[1991 c 81 § 33; 1987 c 346 § 17; 1973 1st ex.s. c 61 § 1.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.340 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.100  Challenges.
[2001 c 241 § 13; 1987 c 346 § 18; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.100. Prior: 1917 c 159 § 5; 1915 c 189 § 5; RRS § 5286.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.350 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.110  Violations and penalty.
[1965 c 9 § 29.36.110. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 7; 1917 c 159 § 7; 1915 c 189 § 7; RRS § 5287.]
Repealed by 1987 c 346 § 24, effective January 1, 1988.


29.36.120  Election by mail — Small precincts — Notice and application form — Nonpartisan and special elections.
[2001 c 241 § 15. Prior: 1994 c 269 § 1; 1994 c 57 § 48; 1993 c 417 § 1; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 1; 1974 ex.s. c 35 § 2; 1967 ex.s. c 109 § 6.]
Recodified as RCW 29.38.010 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.121  Election by mail — Local elections — Nonpartisan special elections — Requirements — Duties of county auditor.
[2001 c 241 § 16; 1994 c 57 § 49; 1993 c 417 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 29.38.020 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.122  Special election by mail — Sending ballots to voters.
[1994 c 57 § 50; 1993 c 417 § 3; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 2.]
Repealed by 2001 c 241 § 24.


29.36.124  Election by mail — Replacement ballots — Deposit of ballots.
[2001 c 241 § 18; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 29.38.040 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.126  Election by mail — Return of marked ballots.
[2001 c 241 § 19; 1993 c 417 § 4; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 4.]
Recodified as RCW 29.38.050 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.130  Election by mail — Small precincts, nonpartisan special elections — Ballot contents, counting, secrecy, authorized observers.
[2001 c 241 § 20; 1993 c 417 § 5; 1990 c 59 § 76; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 5; 1967 ex.s. c 109 § 7.]
Recodified as RCW 29.38.060 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.139  Mail ballots — Counting requirements — Challenge.
[1993 c 417 § 6; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 6.]
Repealed by 2001 c 241 § 24.


29.36.140  Districts or cities with less than five hundred voters — Organization or addition of territory elections — Voting by mail ballot may be ordered — Procedure.
[1974 ex.s. c 35 § 3; 1967 ex.s. c 109 § 8.]
Repealed by 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 10.


29.36.150  Rules for accuracy, secrecy, and uniformity — Out-of-state, overseas, service voters.
[1993 c 417 § 7; 1987 c 346 § 19; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 8.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.360 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.160  Penalty.
[2001 c 241 § 14; 1994 c 269 § 2; 1991 c 81 § 34; 1987 c 346 § 20; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 9.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.370 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.170  Special absentee ballots.
[2001 c 241 § 5; 1991 c 81 § 35; 1987 c 346 § 21.]
Recodified as RCW 29.36.250 pursuant to 2001 c 241 § 25.


29.36.210  When permitted.
[2003 c 111 § 1001; 2001 c 241 § 1; 1991 c 81 § 29; 1987 c 346 § 9; 1986 c 167 § 14; 1985 c 273 § 1; 1984 c 27 § 1; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 76; 1974 ex.s. c 35 § 1; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 37; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.010. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 1; 1955 c 167 § 2; prior: (i) 1950 ex.s. c 8 § 1; 1943 c 72 § 1; 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 1; 1923 c 58 § 1; 1921 c 143 § 1; 1917 c 159 § 1; 1915 c 189 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 5280. (ii) 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 2, part; 1923 c 58 § 2, part; 1921 c 143 § 2, part; 1917 c 159 § 2, part; 1915 c 189 § 2, part; RRS § 5281, part. Formerly RCW 29.36.010.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.010 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.220  Request for single absentee ballot.
[2003 c 111 § 1002; 2001 c 241 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.020 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.230  Request on behalf of family member.
[2003 c 111 § 1003; 2001 c 241 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.030 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.240  Ongoing absentee status — Request — Termination.
[2003 c 111 § 1004; 2001 c 241 § 4; 1999 c 298 § 12; 1993 c 418 § 1; 1991 c 81 § 30; 1987 c 346 § 10; 1986 c 22 § 1; 1985 c 273 § 2. Formerly RCW 29.36.013.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.040 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.250  Special absentee ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1005; 2001 c 241 § 5; 1991 c 81 § 35; 1987 c 346 § 21. Formerly RCW 29.36.170.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.050 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.260  Issuance of ballot and other materials.
[2003 c 111 § 1006; 2001 c 241 § 6; 1991 c 81 § 31. Prior: 1987 c 346 § 11; 1987 c 295 § 9; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 77; 1974 ex.s. c 73 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.030; prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 3; 1955 c 167 § 4; prior: (i) 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 2, part; 1923 c 58 § 2, part; 1921 c 143 § 2, part; 1917 c 159 § 2, part; 1915 c 189 § 2, part; RRS § 5281, part. (ii) 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 3, part; 1923 c 58 § 3, part; 1921 c 143 § 3, part; 1917 c 159 § 3, part; 1915 c 189 § 3, part; RRS § 5282, part. Formerly RCW 29.36.030.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.060 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.270  Date ballots ready.
[2003 c 162 § 2; 2003 c 111 § 1007; 1987 c 54 § 1; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 56; 1965 ex.s. c 103 § 5; 1965 c 9 § 29.30.075. Prior: 1949 c 161 § 10, part; 1947 c 234 § 2, part; 1935 c 26 § 1, part; 1921 c 178 § 4, part; 1907 c 209 § 8, part; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5185, part. Formerly RCW 29.30.075.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.070 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.280  Delivery of ballot, qualifications for.
[2003 c 111 § 1008; 2001 c 241 § 7; 1984 c 27 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.035. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 4. Formerly RCW 29.36.035.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.080 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.290  Envelopes and instructions.
[2003 c 111 § 1009; 2001 c 241 § 8; 1987 c 346 § 12. Formerly RCW 29.36.045.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.090 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.300  Observers.
[2003 c 111 § 1010; 2001 c 241 § 9.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.100 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.310  Processing incoming ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1011; 2001 c 241 § 10; 1991 c 81 § 32; 1987 c 346 § 14; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 78; 1973 c 140 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.060. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 23 § 5; 1955 c 167 § 7; 1955 c 50 § 2; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 5, part; 1921 c 143 § 6, part; 1917 c 159 § 4, part; 1915 c 189 § 4, part; RRS § 5285, part. Formerly RCW 29.36.060.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.110 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.320  Report of count.
[2003 c 111 § 1012; 2001 c 241 § 11; 1990 c 262 § 2; 1987 c 346 § 15; 1974 ex.s. c 73 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.070. Prior: 1955 c 50 § 3; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 5, part; 1921 c 143 § 6, part; 1917 c 159 § 4, part; 1915 c 189 § 4, part; RRS § 5285, part. Formerly RCW 29.36.070.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.120 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.330  Credit for voting — Retention of ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1518; 2001 c 241 § 12; 1988 c 181 § 3; 1987 c 346 § 16; 1983 c 136 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.075. Prior: 1961 c 78 § 1. Formerly RCW 29.36.075.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.60.180 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.340  Record of requests — Public access.
[2003 c 111 § 1013; 1991 c 81 § 33; 1987 c 346 § 17; 1973 1st ex.s. c 61 § 1. Formerly RCW 29.36.097.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.130 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.350  Challenges.
[2003 c 111 § 1014; 2001 c 241 § 13; 1987 c 346 § 18; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.100. Prior: 1917 c 159 § 5; 1915 c 189 § 5; RRS § 5286. Formerly RCW 29.36.100.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.140 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.360  Rules for accuracy, secrecy, and uniformity — Out-of-state, overseas, service voters.
[2003 c 111 § 1015; 1993 c 417 § 7; 1987 c 346 § 19; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 8. Formerly RCW 29.36.150.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.40.150 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.370  Penalty.
[2003 c 111 § 2136; 2003 c 53 § 179; 2001 c 241 § 14; 1994 c 269 § 2; 1991 c 81 § 34; 1987 c 346 § 20; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 9. Formerly RCW 29.36.160.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.84.680 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.36.900  Captions not law — 2001 c 241.
[2001 c 241 § 26.]
Repealed by 2003 c 111 § 2404, effective July 1, 2004.