53.38  Affidavit constitutes registration.

Whenever a ballot is requested pursuant to section 53.39 or 53.45 on behalf of a voter in the armed forces of the United States, the affidavit upon the ballot envelope of such voter, if the voter is found to be an eligible elector of the county to which the ballot is submitted, shall constitute a sufficient registration under the provisions of chapter 48A and the commissioner shall place the voter's name on the registration record as a registered voter, if it does not already appear there.

Section History: Early form

  [C54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 53.38]

Section History: Recent form

  88 Acts, ch 1119, §29; 94 Acts, ch 1169, §55

Internal References

  Referred to in § 48A.5

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