§ 163-258.5. Overseas voter’s registration address.
Overview of Statute
Section stipulates that an eligible overseas voter shall be registered to the precinct of the last place of residence within the State, and should such address be no longer recognized as a residential address, the voter shall be assigned a valid address for voting purposes.
In registering to vote, an overseas voter who is eligible to vote in this State shall use and shall be assigned to the precinct of the address of the last place of residence of the voter in this State, or, in the case of a voter described by G.S. 163-258.2(1)e., the address of the last place of residence in this State of the parent or legal guardian of the voter. If that address is no longer a recognized residential address, the voter shall be assigned an address for voting purposes.
(2011-182, s. 1; 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-146, s. 3.1(a), (b).)
- Voter Registration
1. Definition for Overseas voter
“Overseas voter” means a United States citizen who is outside the United States.
2. Definition for State
“State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.