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100 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 142 -APR. 19, 1946 [60 STAT. post cards to be made available to each person absent from the place of his residence and serving in the armed forces of the United States or in the merchant marine of the United States, or who is a civilian outside the United States officially attached to and serving with the armed forces of the United States, for use for any general election at which electors for President and Vice President or Senators and Representatives in Congress are to be voted for, such cards to be made available outside of the United States not later than August 15 prior to the election, and within the United States not later than September 15 prior to the election. The post cards referred to shall also, wherever practicable and compatible with military or merchant- marine operations, be made available to such persons at appropriate times for use in general elections other than those referred to above and in primary and special elections. Text and form. " (b) Upon one side of the post card shall be printed the following: "Secretary of State, or other appropriate official within the State of --.


"(1) I hereby request an absentee ballot to vote in the coming (general) (primary) (special) election. (Strikl out iapplicable wordo) "(2) I am a citizen of the United States, serving- E "in the armed forces of the United States ----------------------- 1 "in the merchant marine of the United States ------ _-------------- - " as a civilian outside the United States officially attached to and serv- ing with the armed forces of the United States ------------------ X "(3) I was born --- __ -. ____ ___ ____ ___ ____ ___ ____ ___ _ i "(Da) (Month) (TI) "(4) For --------- . years preceding the above election my home (not military) residence in the above State has been ------------------------------- l "(Stroets dnumber or rurl rout.) --- ---



-- To the best of my O "(City. town. or i.) (Comy) knowledge, my voting precinct or district is ------------ "(5) Mail my ballot to the following service (or merchant marine) address ----- --- - - - - -


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-I- - " (MPutinludo COMPLETE military. Sl .. or merchnt m arine MAIL .ddre.s induds military or naval unit and APO or FPO oad pos matsr; for merobhst main inoludo vesel. fOorjln a.ent. and P.ort) .- --- --- ---- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- -- "You must both print and "(Prinetm-ndr numb rpin .. .. . sign your name I.------------------------------------ "(Si.o h-er "Subscribed and sworn to before me on------------------ "If this card is used in "Ifthi cad i ued n


applying for a primary "(D". nth , r). ballot (but not other- wise), state below choice


-- ___---------- of party: .. o. n ro.d o. ntr thb s odtf W t. ht ame and rhn tl, or oalt tlt h) "(c) Upon the other side of the post card shall be printed in red the following: "Name and complete military, naval, or merchantree of U. postage iincluding air mail marine address .------------------------------ -- - -- - --- s-- --- - -- - --



"OFFICIAL ELECTION BALLOTING MATERIAL- VIA AIR MAIL "Secretary of State of --------------------------- u " " (Home State)


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" (Capital city of home State) " (Home State)