Conduct of Election and Voting Equipment, and Supplies

SECTION 17-19-51

§ 17-19-51. Priority for elderly voters.

At each polling place, one voting booth shall be designated for priority use by electors over sixty-five (65) years of age. These electors, once they have complied with the requirements of § 17-19-24, shall, upon request, be permitted to vote immediately in the designated voting booth. Other voters below the age of sixty-five (65) years may use the designated voting booth when there are no voters above that age waiting to vote.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1983, ch. 172, § 21; P.L. 1996, ch. 277, § 12; P.L. 1996, ch. 298, § 12.)