32-949.01. Ballot for early voting; destroyed, spoiled, lost, or not received; cast provisional ballot or obtain replacement ballot; procedure.

If a ballot for early voting is destroyed, spoiled, lost, or not received by the registered voter, the voter may cast a provisional ballot pursuant to section 32-915 at the voter's polling place on election day or may obtain a replacement ballot from the election commissioner or county clerk by signing a statement verified on oath or affirmation on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State that the original ballot for early voting was destroyed, spoiled, lost, or not received and delivering the statement to the election commissioner or county clerk. To receive a replacement ballot in person, the voter shall return the statement to the office of the election commissioner or county clerk by 8 p.m. on the day of the election. To receive a replacement ballot by mail, the voter shall return the statement to such office prior to the close of business on the second Friday preceding the election. If the election commissioner or county clerk receives a statement meeting the requirements of this section, he or she shall deliver a replacement ballot to the voter if the voter is present in the office or shall mail a replacement ballot to the voter at the address shown on the statement. The election commissioner or county clerk shall keep a record of all replacement ballots issued under this section.

Source:Laws 2005, LB 401, § 8; Laws 2014, LB946, § 16; Laws 2016, LB874, § 5.