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25-414.Duty of judge to challenge; provisional ballots, acceptance or rejection procedure. (a) It shall be the duty of each judge of election to challenge any person offering to vote, whom the judge shall know or suspect not to be qualified as an elector.

(b) A person who: (1) Has moved from an address in the registration book to another address in the same county; or (2) has not moved, but the registration list indicates otherwise, is a qualified elector, but shall be challenged by an election judge and entitled to cast only a provisional ballot pursuant to K.S.A. 25-409, and amendments thereto.

(c) Any person who votes after the polling place hours prescribed in K.S.A. 25-106, and amendments thereto, pursuant to a court or other order is entitled to cast only a provisional ballot pursuant to K.S.A. 25-409, and amendments thereto.

(d) The application shall be delivered to the election judges and attached to the provisional ballot envelope. Such application and ballot envelope containing the ballot shall be transmitted to the county election officer with election returns and supplies.

(e) Following the determination of acceptance or rejection of any provisional ballot by the county board of canvassers, the county election officer shall update the registration record, if appropriate, for voting in future elections, and send, by nonforwardable first-class mail, to the address specified on the application, notice of disposition of the application. The registrant's name shall not be removed from the official list of eligible voters by reason of such a change of address except as provided in K.S.A. 25-2316c, and amendments thereto.

History: G.S. 1868, ch. 36, § 16; R.S. 1923, 25-414; L. 1996, ch. 187, § 2; L. 2004, ch. 25, § 3; July 1.

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