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25-4613.Specifications for optical scanning systems and equipment. Optical scanning equipment and systems using optical scanning equipment approved by the secretary of state:

(a) Shall be capable of being tested to ascertain that the equipment will correctly count votes cast for all offices and on all questions submitted; and

(b) shall be capable of printing in legible form, reports and summaries of the election results as required by articles 30 and 31 of chapter 25 of Kansas Statutes Annotated; and

(c) shall be capable of tabulating votes for candidates for nomination or election of all political parties officially recognized pursuant to K.S.A. 25-302a, and amendments thereto; and

(d) shall be capable of tabulating votes for any independent candidate of any office; and

(e) shall be capable of tabulating votes for constitutional amendments or other questions submitted; and

(f) shall be capable of tabulating the number of "write-in" votes cast for any office;

(g) shall not count any votes for an office or upon a question submitted when the voter has cast more votes for such office or upon such question than the voter is entitled to cast;

(h) shall provide notification when the voter has cast more votes for such office or upon such question than the voter is entitled to cast; and

(i) shall meet the requirements of the help America vote act of 2002 and other federal statutes and regulations governing voting equipment.

History: L. 1982, ch. 158, § 13; L. 2007, ch. 125, § 33; July 1.



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