Summary: S.3204 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/18/1980)

Amends Federal law to provide for a 12-hour voting period and a uniform closing of polling places (nine post meridiem eastern standard time) in Presidential and Vice- Presidential elections. Permits certain States (Alaska and Hawaii) to open their polls for several hours during the day preceding election day. Prohibits the release of ballot counts in such elections until all polling places are closed.