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Political Elections 2018

Date:

01/02/2018


Political Elections 2018

The Italian Parliamentary elections have been called for March 4, 2018. Italian citizens residing abroad and registered in the electoral rolls of the overseas constituency, may exercise their right to vote by mail.

The Italian citizens registered in AIRE (Registry of Italians Residing Abroad) are invited to verify with their referring Consulate their AIRE status (with particular regard to their address where the voting ballots will be mailed).

Italian voters, and their family members residing with them, that find themselves temporarily abroad due to work, study or for medical treatments, for a period of at least three months (including election day for the Italian Parliament), can partake in the voting by mail by sending a request to their Comune (Municipality) in accordance with the law 459 of December 27, 2001, paragraph 1 section 4-bis.

We reiterate pursuant to section 48 of the Italian Constitution your vote is personal, equal, free and confidential. Voting is a civic duty from which derives the obligation to safeguard the ballots that will be mailed and the prohibition to share the electoral material with others. In case of violation of those obligations, the penalty provided by Law n. 459/ 2001 section 18 will be applied.

The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles who territorial jurisdiction include: South California (S. Luis Obispo, Kern, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial Valley, Orange counties), Nevada, Arizona and new Mexico and we can be reached at the following address:

Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles
1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1250
Los Angeles, 90067

Hours open to the public: Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9:00 am-12:30 pm and Wednesday afternoon from 9:00 to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 to 3:30 pm

E-mail: losangeles.elettorale@esteri.it
Tel.: +1 310 820 0622
Fax: +1 310 820 0727

 


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