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25-3006.Abstracts of original canvass; alternative procedures for voting machines. (a) When the election board completes its canvass, it shall make three abstracts of the vote cast for all candidates whose names are printed on the ballot, all write-in votes cast and all votes cast on questions submitted. Such abstracts shall be made under the direction of the supervising judge upon forms provided by the county election officer. Each of such three abstracts shall bear a certificate of the validity thereof and each certificate shall be signed by all of the clerks and judges at the voting place.

(b) In voting places where voting machines equipped with printed election returns mechanisms are used, the counter compartment shall not be opened and the original and duplicate originals of the printed return sheets of the votes cast on questions submitted and for candidates whose names are printed on the official ballot labels, together with the tabulation and inclusion of any write-in votes appearing on the paper roll shall constitute the official abstract for the votes cast on that machine, when coupled with the other originals and duplicate originals of other machines in the voting place and certified as abstracts of the vote cast at such voting place, upon forms and in the manner prescribed by the county election officer.

(c) The secretary of state may adopt rules and regulations prescribing procedures and forms to be used in carrying out the provisions of this section and K.S.A. 25-1338, as amended.

History: L. 1968, ch. 406, § 35; April 30.



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