(a)"Vote by mail voter" means any voter casting a ballot in any way other than at the polling place.
(b)"Special absentee voter" means an elector who is any of the following:
(1)A member of the Armed Forces of the United States or any auxiliary branch thereof.
(2)A citizen of the United States temporarily living outside of the territorial limits of the United States or the District of Columbia.
(3)Serving on a merchant vessel documented under the laws of the United States.
(4)A spouse or dependent of a member of the Armed Forces or any auxiliary branch thereof.