(In accordance with articles 53 to 64 of the election law n°: 16/10 of 25th august 2017)
Registered voters who cannot make it to the polls on Election Days (from 29th April through 04th May 2017) may vote by Proxy ballot. The following persons are qualified to vote by Proxy ballot:
• Persons who will be absent from their county on Election Days ;
• Persons who will be unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability; or because they are the primary care givers of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled;
• Students, patients or inmates in a hospital;
Deadline for requesting a proxy ballot: 26th April 2016
1- The Proxy Ballot Form can be filled out by person at the Consulate General Board Election. The presence of Agent (The one authorized to act in behalf of the principal) is not required.
2- You may also request a Proxy ballot by sending a certified mail to:
Consulate General of Algeria
15 East, 47th Street, New York, NY 10017 – USA.
The mail must contain:
a- copy of a valid photo ID in order to establish your identity certified
b- mail envelope to return the Proxy ballot at your address
3- Fill out the Proxy ballot Form sent back to you.( it must include the following information for both the principal and the agent: Last name, first name, date and place of birth, the address; occupation, registration number on the electoral list (to be filled by CGNY board election Office), number of the polling station, the principal’s signature (the agent is not required to sign
Upon completion, the Proxy ballot Form must be mailed to the Consulate General of Algeria.
Upon reception, the Consulate General will legalize the Form and mail it back to you to forward it to the agent to vote on your behalf.
Sample: From 29th April through 04th May 2017, M.DIDAR Ali will be abroad. He cannot vote in person so he made his decision to vote by Proxy. M.HASLIN Mourad will vote on his behalf.
|The Principal, (The person authorizing the other to act on his behalf)||The agent (The one authorized to act in behalf of the principal)|
|Last name: DIDAR
First name: Ali
DOB: 28th march 1970
Place of birth : Hussein Dey
Address: 15 East 48th Street, New York, NY 10017 – USA
|Last name: HASLIN
First name: Mourad
DOB: 24th march 1971
Place of birth : Kouba
Address: 15 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017 – USA
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Voting in Person after Requesting a Proxy Ballot
An individual who requested a proxy ballot and whose circumstances change and is able to vote at the polling station on Election Days Days (from 29th April through 04th May 2017) may still vote in person. Therefore the Proxy ballot will be set aside.