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§ 21-2-266 - Polling places -- Use of public buildings; use of portable or movable facilities

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O.C.G.A.21-2-266 (2010) 21-2-266.Polling places -- Use of public buildings; use of portable or movable facilities (a)Inselecting polling places, the superintendent of a county or thegoverning authority of a municipality shall select, wherever practicableand consistent with subsection (d) of Code Section 21-2-265,schoolhouses, municipal buildings or rooms, or other public buildingsfor that purpose. In selecting polling places, the superintendent of acounty or the governing authority of a municipality shall giveconsideration to the comfort and convenience those places to be selectedwill provide to both electors and poll officers. School, county,municipal, or other governmental authorities, upon request of thesuperintendent of a county or the governing authority of a municipality,shall make arrangements for the use of their property for pollingplaces; provided, however, that such use shall not substantiallyinterfere with the use of such property for the purposes for which it isprimarily intended.(b)The superintendentof a county or the governing authority of a municipality shall havediscretion to procure and provide portable or movable polling facilitiesof adequate size for any precinct.
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  • O.C.G.A. 21-2-266 (2010)
    21-2-266. Polling places -- Use of public buildings; use of portable or movable facilities


    (a) In selecting polling places, the superintendent of a county or the governing authority of a municipality shall select, wherever practicable and consistent with subsection (d) of Code Section 21-2-265, schoolhouses, municipal buildings or rooms, or other public buildings for that purpose. In selecting polling places, the superintendent of a county or the governing authority of a municipality shall give consideration to the comfort and convenience those places to be selected will provide to both electors and poll officers. School, county, municipal, or other governmental authorities, upon request of the superintendent of a county or the governing authority of a municipality, shall make arrangements for the use of their property for polling places; provided, however, that such use shall not substantially interfere with the use of such property for the purposes for which it is primarily intended.

    (b) The superintendent of a county or the governing authority of a municipality shall have discretion to procure and provide portable or movable polling facilities of adequate size for any precinct.

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