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  115.471.  Certification of tally book and statements of returns as to write-in votes (electronic voting). — At each polling place using an electronic voting system, after the polling place is closed, the election judges shall

  (1)  Certify in the tally book:  the number of ballots cast by reconciling the ballot stubs against the number of identification certificates signed; the number of defective and spoiled ballots; the number of ballots with write-in votes; 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)  Where tallying of write-in votes is to be done at the polling place, certify on two statements of returns the number of write-in votes received by each candidate.  No returns shall be signed in blank or before the polls have closed and all proper write-in 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.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 12.055, A.L. 1978 S.B. 582, A.L. 1983 S.B. 234)


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