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Chapter 115

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  115.459.  Duties of judges after polls close (paper ballots). — At each polling place using paper ballots, after the polling place is closed, the election judges shall

  (1)  Certify in the tally book the number of ballots cast, the number of identification certificates signed, the number of rejected and spoiled ballots and the number of ballots received at the polling place which were not cast at the election.  If the number of signed identification certificates is not the same as the number of ballots cast, the judges shall make a signed statement of the fact and the reasons therefor if known and shall return the statement with the statements of returns;

  (2)  Certify on two statements of returns the number of votes received by each candidate and for and against each question.  No returns shall be signed in blank or before the polls have closed and all proper votes cast at the polling place have been counted;

  (3)  Certify that each statement made in the tally book and on each statement of returns is correct.  If any judge declines to certify that all such statements are correct, he shall state his reasons in writing, which shall be attached to each statement of returns and returned with the statement to the election authority.


(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 12.030)

Effective 1-01-78

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