El. Bd. Op. 1988-02

An absentee ballot application should not be denied where it can be reasonably determined from the written information provided that an elector is qualified to vote absentee. (Issued to Mr. Gail Procarione, May 25, 1988)

This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was revised to delete language relating to qualifications for absentee voting which were eliminated by 1999 Wisconsin Act 182. The opinion below was reaffirmed by the Government Accountability Board on June 9, 2008 and fully incorporates the revisions directed by the G.A.B.