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SB 1503 Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots.

Introduced by: Barbara A. Favola | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots. Allows the officers of election at a central absentee voter precinct to begin counting those absentee ballots that are counted by hand at any time after 6:00 a.m. on the day of the election. The bill prohibits ballot count totals to be announced or transmitted outside of the central absentee voter precinct until after the closing of the polls. Currently, absentee ballots may be processed at the central absentee voter precinct prior to the closing of the polls, but shall not be counted until after the polls have closed.


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