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Chapter 115

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2014, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *115.257.  Electronic voting machines to be put in order, procedure to be followed. — 1.  In jurisdictions where electronic voting machines are used, the election authority shall cause the voting machines to be put in order, set, adjusted and made ready for voting before they are delivered to polling places.

  2.  At least five days before preparing electronic voting machines for any election, notice of the time and place of such preparation shall be mailed to each independent candidate and the chairman of the county committee of each established political party named on the ballot.  The preparation shall be watched by two observers designated by the election authority, one from each major political party, and shall be open to representatives of the political parties, candidates, the news media and the public.

  3.  When an electronic voting machine has been examined by such observers and shown to be in good working order, the machine shall be locked against voting.  The observers shall certify the vote count on each machine is set at zero.

  4.  After an electronic voting machine has been properly prepared and locked, its keys shall be retained by the election authority and delivered to the election judges along with the other election supplies.

  5.  Nothing in this section shall prohibit the on-site storage of electronic voting machines and the preparation of the electronic machines for voting, provided the electronic voting machines are put in order, set, adjusted and made ready for voting as provided in subsections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this section.


(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 8.320, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1136)

*This section was amended by H.B. 1480, 2016, effective 1-01-18.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

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