(a) The secretary of state shall prescribe the form of official federal services absentee
ballots. Such ballots shall provide for voting for all officers and on any proposition or
question for which the voter would otherwise be entitled to vote. Such ballots shall be uniform in size and in style of type, and the type and paper
shall conform generally to that used for the regular official ballots. The respective county election officers shall cause to be prepared and printed such
numbers of ballots as may be appropriate for carrying out the provisions of this act.
(b) Such ballots shall contain the title of each office to be voted for, followed
by the name and address of each nominated candidate for each office, the party or
independent body nominating such candidate, a designation of the political subdivision
to be represented, and a blank space for writing in the name of any other person for
whom the voter desires to vote. Except for precinct committee man and committee woman, no such blank space shall
be printed on the primary ballot following the title of any office for which there
is a candidate.
(c) Any person who is qualified to vote under this act shall be allowed to submit
a federal write-in absentee ballot as prescribed pursuant to the federal act if the:
(1) Person has previously submitted a proper application for a ballot;
(2) ballot was not received; and
(3) person does not submit the federal write-in absentee ballot from a location within
the United States.
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