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Designated Agent, Third Party Designee

A Designated Agent is an individual chosen by the voter to secure a ballot from the Board of Elections (BOE) so an individual can vote by Absentee Ballot. The designated agent may be required to make several trips to the BOE. The person designated as the agent must be at least 18 years old; may not be a candidate on the ballot; must be designated in writing by the voter under penalty of perjury; and must execute an affidavit under penalty of perjury that the ballot was (1) delivered to the voter who submitted the application; (2) marked and placed in an envelope by the voter, or with assistance as allowed by regulation, in the agent's presence; and (3) Voter will either mail ballot to BOE by Election Day OR will instruct agent to return the voted ballot in person to the BOE no later than 8:00 PM on Election Day. A third party may become the designated agent of a voter who is the resident of a nursing home or assisted living facility. Ballots may NOT be delivered to polling place.
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