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SECTION 10-102
Military voters; definitions
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 10
§ 10-102. Military voters; definitions. As used in this article the
following terms have the following meanings.

1. "Military service" means the military service of the state, or of
the United States, including the army, navy, marine corps, air force,
coast guard, merchant marine and all components thereof, and the coast
and geodetic survey, the public health service, the national guard when
in the service of the United States pursuant to call as provided by law,
and the cadets or midshipmen of the United States Military Academy,
United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy and United
States Coast Guard Academy.

2. "Military voter" means a qualified voter of the state of New York
who is in the actual military service, as defined in the preceding
paragraph of this section, and by reason of such military service is
absent from his election district of residence on the day of
registration or election, or a voter who is discharged from such
military service within thirty days of an election and the spouse,
parent, child or dependent of such voter accompanying or being with him
or her, if a qualified voter and a resident of the same election
district.

3. "Military ballot" means the ballot prepared, printed and supplied
for use by the military voter for a general election, primary election
or special election.

4. "Military address" means the mailing address of a military voter
other than his residence address in his election district.

5. "Appropriate board of elections" means the board of elections in
whose jurisdiction the military voter resides as a qualified voter.