Italian voters who for work, study or medical treatment are temporarily abroad for a period of at least three months in which the next referendum date falls (abrogative referendum pursuant to Article 75 of the Constitution of 12 June 2022 ), as well as family members living with them, will be able to exercise the right to vote by correspondence (Article 4-bis, paragraph 1, Law No. 459 of 27 December 2001), receiving the electoral envelope containing the ballots for voting at the address of temporary residence abroad.
To exercise their right to vote by correspondence, these voters must send the MUNICIPALITY of registration in the electoral lists a specific option by Wednesday 11 May 2022.
The option (exercisable via the attached form or on plain paper) must be sent to the Municipality by post, fax, e-mail, even if not certified, or sent by hand, again to the Municipality, even by a person other than the interested party.
The option, obligatorily accompanied by a copy of the valid identity document of the voter, must in any case contain the complete foreign postal address to which the electoral envelope must be sent, the indication of the consular office competent for the territory and a declaration certifying possession of the requisites for admission to voting by correspondence (or to be – for reasons of work, study or medical treatment – for a period of at least three months in which the date of carrying out the consultations falls in a foreign country in which you are not resident, or you are a family member living with a citizen who is in the aforementioned conditions.
The option must be made pursuant to articles 46 and 47 of the decree of the President of the Republic of 28 December 2000, no. 445 (consolidated text of legislative and regulatory provisions on administrative documentation), declaring themselves aware of the criminal consequences in the event of false declarations (art. 76 of the aforementioned Presidential Decree 445/2000).
It is possible to revoke the option presented in the manner described above within the same term (11 May 2022). Finally, please note that the option is valid only for the electoral consultation to which it refers (or, in this case, for the referendum of 12 June 2022).