08 ncac 04 .0307             TESTING OF VOTING SYSTEM BEFORE USE IN AN ELECTION

The county board of elections shall test or cause to be tested each voting system or unit that will be used in the election to ensure that the system is operating properly and has been programmed to count votes accurately.  There shall be a record maintained along with the voted and unvoted ballots at the county board of elections office that shall include at a minimum the dates, times and method of testing used, the results of the test, and the persons conducting the test. Any interested person may observe the testing of the voting system but shall not interfere or impede the process. For the purpose of testing a voting system prior to the purchase or lease of the system, testing at a one-stop absentee voting site shall fulfill the requirement to test the voting system in a precinct within the county.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 163-22; 163-165.7;

Temporary Adoption Eff. April 15, 2002;

Eff. August 1, 2004.