TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-19
Conduct of Election and Voting Equipment, and Supplies

SECTION 17-19-11


§ 17-19-11 Election return forms – Contents.

(a) The state board shall prepare and furnish, for each voting place at which machines are to be used, suitable forms on which the following information may be recorded for each machine in use:

(1) The optical scan precinct count unit number;

(2) The numbers of any serial seal or seals;

(3) The voting place at which the optical scan precinct count unit is used;

(4) The date of the election or primary at which the optical scan precinct count unit is used;

(5) The number of names checked upon the voting list used at the election; and

(6) The number of voters registered by the optical scan precinct count unit.

(b) Space shall be left on the form in which the number of votes given for any person not a candidate at the election, and for what office, may be recorded. Spaces shall also be left for the signatures of the election inspector, the warden, clerk, and at least two (2) supervisors. The state board shall also furnish the necessary envelopes and adhesive labels required to be used in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

(c) Tapes printed from the optical scan precinct count unit indicating the number of votes registered by the unit for each candidate, and for what office, shall be attached to the election return form; tapes printed from the optical scan precinct count unit indicating the number of votes registered by the unit for and against each submitted question shall be attached to the election return form.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1935, ch. 2195, § 11; P.L. 1938, ch. 2640, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 318, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 318, § 6; P.L. 1940, ch. 818, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, §§ 36, 39; G.L. 1956, § 17-19-12; G.L. 1956, § 17-19-11; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 277, § 12; P.L. 1996, ch. 298, § 12.)