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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 14. ELECTION DAY PROCEDURES [14000 - 14443]

  ( Division 14 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 4. Closing of the Polls [14400 - 14443]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 3. Return of Supplies to the Clerk [14430 - 14435]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 19. )

14430.
  

The precinct board, as soon after the polls are closed as possible, shall prepare the supplies, including the copies of the voter list or roster posted at or near the polling place, and records of the election for delivery to the elections official.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 806, Sec. 69. (SB 286) Effective January 1, 2018.)

14431.
  

The precinct board shall enclose and seal in one or more packages, as determined by the elections official, all voted, spoiled, canceled, or unused ballots.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 19. Effective January 1, 1999.)

14432.
  

The precinct board shall enclose and seal in one or two packages, as determined by the elections official, all of the following:

(a) Two tally sheets, if ballots are to be tabulated manually at the precinct.

(b) The roster. If an electronic poll book is used, either or both the electronic poll book and the electronic media containing the roster shall be secured and returned to the elections official.

(c) The copy of the voter list. If an electronic voter list is used, either or both the electronic voter list and the electronic media containing the voter list shall be secured and returned to the elections official.

(d) The challenge list.

(e) The assisted voter’s list.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 806, Sec. 70. (SB 286) Effective January 1, 2018.)

14433.
  

If ballots are counted at precincts pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 15340) or Article 5 (commencing with Section 15360) of Chapter 4 of Division 15, the precinct board immediately shall transmit, unsealed, to the elections official a statement showing the result of the votes cast at the polling place. The statement shall be open to public inspection.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 19. Effective January 1, 1999.)

14434.
  

The sealed packages containing the lists, papers, and ballots shall be delivered by two of its members without delay, unopened, to the elections official or to a receiving station designated by the elections official.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 19. Effective January 1, 1999.)

14435.
  

No list, tally, paper, or certificate returned from any election shall be set aside or rejected for want of form, nor because it is not strictly in accordance with this code, if it can be satisfactorily understood.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 19. Effective January 1, 1999.)

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