13-21-213. Report on absentee ballots. (1) Within 60 days after the date of each regularly scheduled federal general election, each county election administrator shall report to the secretary of state:
(a) the number of absentee ballots transmitted by the election administrator to covered voters for the election;
(b) the number of absentee ballots cast and returned to the election administrator for the election from covered voters; and
(c) the method of transmission and the method of submission of each absentee ballot in subsections (1)(a) and (1)(b).
(2) The secretary of state may prescribe a standardized format for the report.
(3) Within 90 days after the date of each regularly scheduled federal general election, the secretary of state shall report to the federal election assistance commission, established pursuant to the Help America Vote Act of 2002, Public Law 107-252, or its successor a statewide report containing the information provided under subsection (1) and any other information required by the federal election assistance commission. The report must be made in the format prescribed by the federal election assistance commission.