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  115.249.  Standards required of voting machines. — No voting machine shall be used unless it:

  (1)  Permits voting in absolute secrecy;

  (2)  Permits each voter to vote for as many candidates for each office as he is lawfully entitled to vote for, and no other;

  (3)  Permits each voter to vote for or against as many questions as he is lawfully entitled to vote on, and no more;

  (4)  Provides facilities for each voter to cast as many write-in votes for each office as he is lawfully entitled to cast;

  (5)  Permits each voter in a primary election to vote for the candidates of only one party announced by the voter in advance;

  (6)  Correctly registers or records and accurately counts all votes cast for each candidate and for and against each question;

  (7)  Is provided with a lock or locks which prevent any movement of the voting or registering mechanism and any tampering with the mechanism;

  (8)  Is provided with a protective counter or other device whereby any operation of the machine before or after an election will be detected;

  (9)  Is provided with a counter which shows at all times during the election how many people have voted on the machine;

  (10)  Is provided with a proper light which enables each voter, while voting, to clearly see the ballot labels.


(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 8.300, A.L. 2006 S.B. 1014 & 730, A.L. 2013 S.B. 99)

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