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25-4609.Marking ballots; instruction; voter assistance; procedure. (a) Each voter shall be instructed how to mark the ballot before such voter enters the voting booth. The voter shall also be instructed to place such person's ballot or ballots in a ballot sleeve or other container after voting, in order that no votes are exposed.

(b) In case any elector after entering the voting booth asks for further instruction concerning the manner of voting, two election board members of opposite political parties shall give such instruction to such elector, but no election board member or other election officer or person assisting an elector shall in any manner request, suggest or seek to persuade or induce any elector to vote for or against any candidate, question or ticket.

(c) After the voter has marked the ballot or ballots, the voter shall place it or them in the ballot sleeve provided for this purpose and return it to the judge. The judge shall verify the unique mark on the ballot and deposit the ballot in the ballot box.

History: L. 1982, ch. 158, § 9; L. 1987, ch. 131, § 1; L. 1992, ch. 6, § 8; L. 2007, ch. 125, § 29; July 1.



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