From the time the ballot box is opened and the count of ballots begun until the ballots are counted and certificates of votes cast are made out, signed, certified and given to the presiding judge for delivery to the headquarters of the board of elections, the judges in each precinct shall not separate, nor shall a judge leave the polling place except from unavoidable necessity. In cases of illness or unavoidable necessity the board may substitute another qualified person for any precinct official so incapacitated.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.105,SB 295, §1, eff. 8/15/2012.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.40,HB 194, §1 Made subject to referendum in the Nov. 6, 2012 election. The version of this section thus amended was repealed by 129th General AssemblyFile No.105,SB 295, §1, eff. 8/15/2012.
Effective Date: 08-22-1995