Title 21-A: ELECTIONS, Chapter 9: CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS
Subchapter 6: VOTING DEVICES, Article 2: ELECTRONIC TABULATING SYSTEMS
§852. Procedure at the polling place
The following governs the procedure for the conduct of elections in which an electronic tabulating system is used. [PL 1995, c. 459, §104 (AMD).]
5. Closing of polls. As soon as the polls have closed and the last qualified voter has voted, the warden shall proceed to supervise the counting of the ballots under the observation of the public. The warden shall run the official tally tape from each electronic tabulating device and shall record the total votes from the tape on the tally sheet provided by the Secretary of State. The official tally tape must be signed by the warden and one election clerk from each of the major parties and must be packed in a tamper-proof ballot box with the other election materials pursuant to section 698, subsection 2-A. The warden shall run an additional copy of the tally tape to provide to the clerk with the tally sheets and the return of votes cast and may run additional copies of the tally tape to post for public review.