(1) All absentee ballot application forms must be addressed to the appropriate county
(2) Except as provided in subsection (4), the elector may mail the signed application
directly to the election administrator or deliver the application in person to the
election administrator. An agent designated pursuant to 13-1-116 or a third party may collect the elector's application and forward it to the election
(3)(a) The election administrator shall compare the signature on the application with
the applicant's signature on the registration form or the agent's signature on the
agent designation form. If convinced that the individual making the application is the same as the one whose
name appears on the registration form or the agent designation form, the election
administrator shall deliver the ballot to the elector in person or as otherwise provided
in 13-13-214, subject to 13-13-205.
(b) If no signature is provided or the election administrator is not convinced that
the individual signing the application is the same person whose name appears on the
registration form or agent designation form, the election administrator shall notify
the elector as provided in 13-13-245.
(4) In lieu of the requirement provided in subsection (2), an elector who requests
an absentee ballot pursuant to 13-13-212(2) may return the application to the absentee election board or an authorized election
official. Upon receipt of the application, the absentee election board or authorized election
official shall examine the signatures on the application and a copy of the voting
registration form or agent designation form to be provided by the election administrator. If the absentee election board or an authorized election official believes that
the applicant is the same person as the one whose name appears on the registration
form or agent designation form, the absentee election board or authorized election
official shall provide a ballot to the elector when the ballot is available pursuant
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