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CHAPTER 12 - POLLING PLACE REGULATIONS BEFORE POLLS OPEN

 

22-12-101. Designation and notice of polling places; external location.

 

Pollingplaces shall be designated by the county clerk, who shall publish theirlocation at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the countywithin two (2) weeks prior to a statewide election. Polling places may belocated outside of the precinct if the board of county commissioners determinesand records in its minutes the reasons that it is required by the publicconvenience.

 

22-12-102. Schools to be available for polling places.

 

Schooland community college districts shall make schools available for polling placesif an authority conducting an election determines that use of schools isnecessary.

 

22-12-103. Furnishing of booths.

 

Thecounty clerk in all elections shall furnish each polling place with sufficientbooths, paper ballots or voting machines and supplies to permit convenient andsecret marking of ballots.

 

22-12-104. Printed instruction cards.

 

Thecounty clerk shall provide printed instruction cards to guide electorspreparing ballots. These cards shall be printed in large clear type andindicate how to obtain a ballot, how to prepare the ballot for deposit in theballot box, how to obtain a new ballot in place of one spoiled, and a statementof acts constituting a violation by voters of the Election Code.

 

22-12-105. Posting instruction card and sample ballot.

 

Beforethe polls are opened, the judges of election shall post in each booth one (1)instruction card. They shall post elsewhere in the polling place at least three(3) instruction cards and three (3) sample ballots.

 

22-12-106. Contents of voting booths.

 

Votingbooths shall contain nothing except voting instructions and materials necessaryfor marking ballots.

 

22-12-107. Materials for judges.

 

(a) Before election day the county clerkshall cause to be delivered to one (1) of the judges of election in eachprecinct the following materials:

 

(i) Pollbooks;

 

(ii) At any election specified in W.S. 22-2-101(a)(i) through(viii), registration applications;

 

(iii) A map of the precinct boundaries;

 

(iv) Ballot boxes in the number required by law with securelocks and keys and one (1) opening sufficient to admit a single ballot;

 

(v) Voting machines, where required;

 

(vi) The number of ballots required by law;

 

(vii) Ink pads;

 

(viii) A rubber stamp containing the words"Official Ballot" and blank lines for indicating the district andprecinct, the name of the county or municipality, the date of the election, andthe initials of the judge furnishing the ballot;

 

(ix) Copies of the Election Code;

 

(x) Other necessary supplies.

 

22-12-108. Delivery of ballots and stamps; breaking of seals.

 

Ballotsand stamps shall be delivered under seal or otherwise properly secured and areceipt therefor signed by a judge of election shall be filed with the countyclerk. Seals shall be broken on the morning of election day by the chief judgein the presence of the other judges before the polls are opened.

 

22-12-109. Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 100, 5.

 

22-12-110. Supplies for voting machines.

 

(a) When voting machines are used the county clerk shall havean appropriate official deliver to a judge of election in each precinct, beforethe day of election, the following supplies:

 

(i) The key to each machine sealed in anenvelope;

 

(ii) At least four (4) facsimile diagrams ofthe entire face of the voting machine as it will appear on election day;

 

(iii) Other appropriate instructional devices.

 

22-12-111. Displaying facsimile voting machine diagrams.

 

Thejudges shall display not less than two (2) facsimile diagrams of the votingmachine inside the polls and two (2) outside the polls on election day.

 

22-12-112. Procedure for preparing voting machines for use.

 

Beforethe polls open the judges shall compare ballot labels on the voting machineswith the sample ballots and return sheets to see that they are correct, placethe voting machine in a proper position free from obstruction and assure thatthe face of the machine may be viewed clearly by the voter casting the ballotbut not by others. Envelopes containing keys shall not be opened if the numbersand records on them do not correspond to the numbers and records on themachine. If the numbers do not agree, the machine shall be reexamined andcertified by the county clerk before it may be used.

 

22-12-113. Setting of registering counters.

 

Thejudges shall see that all registering counters are set at zero (00000) and thatthe voting machines are in proper condition. If the machine is equipped with amechanical or photographic printout device, the election board shall determinethat counters are set at zero (00000) by using the printout device. Any counton a machine shall be noted and certified by the judges to permit subtractionof this count when votes are canvassed.

 

22-12-114. Certification of voting machines.

 

Thejudges shall certify that keys are delivered, that numbers on registeringcounters and seals correspond with those on key envelopes, that counters areset at zero (00000) or counts certified, that ballot labels are proper and thatthe machines are ready for voting.

 

22-12-115. Examination of ballot box.

 

Beforethe polls are open, the judges of election shall open and examine the ballotbox to determine that it is empty and relock it. The ballot box shall notagain be opened until the polls are closed, except when necessitated by operationof the voting equipment at the direction of the county clerk and only in thepresence of two (2) or more election judges with different political partyaffiliations. It shall not be removed from the presence of the judges ofelection or counting board until all ballots are counted and recorded.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title22 > Chapter12

CHAPTER 12 - POLLING PLACE REGULATIONS BEFORE POLLS OPEN

 

22-12-101. Designation and notice of polling places; external location.

 

Pollingplaces shall be designated by the county clerk, who shall publish theirlocation at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the countywithin two (2) weeks prior to a statewide election. Polling places may belocated outside of the precinct if the board of county commissioners determinesand records in its minutes the reasons that it is required by the publicconvenience.

 

22-12-102. Schools to be available for polling places.

 

Schooland community college districts shall make schools available for polling placesif an authority conducting an election determines that use of schools isnecessary.

 

22-12-103. Furnishing of booths.

 

Thecounty clerk in all elections shall furnish each polling place with sufficientbooths, paper ballots or voting machines and supplies to permit convenient andsecret marking of ballots.

 

22-12-104. Printed instruction cards.

 

Thecounty clerk shall provide printed instruction cards to guide electorspreparing ballots. These cards shall be printed in large clear type andindicate how to obtain a ballot, how to prepare the ballot for deposit in theballot box, how to obtain a new ballot in place of one spoiled, and a statementof acts constituting a violation by voters of the Election Code.

 

22-12-105. Posting instruction card and sample ballot.

 

Beforethe polls are opened, the judges of election shall post in each booth one (1)instruction card. They shall post elsewhere in the polling place at least three(3) instruction cards and three (3) sample ballots.

 

22-12-106. Contents of voting booths.

 

Votingbooths shall contain nothing except voting instructions and materials necessaryfor marking ballots.

 

22-12-107. Materials for judges.

 

(a) Before election day the county clerkshall cause to be delivered to one (1) of the judges of election in eachprecinct the following materials:

 

(i) Pollbooks;

 

(ii) At any election specified in W.S. 22-2-101(a)(i) through(viii), registration applications;

 

(iii) A map of the precinct boundaries;

 

(iv) Ballot boxes in the number required by law with securelocks and keys and one (1) opening sufficient to admit a single ballot;

 

(v) Voting machines, where required;

 

(vi) The number of ballots required by law;

 

(vii) Ink pads;

 

(viii) A rubber stamp containing the words"Official Ballot" and blank lines for indicating the district andprecinct, the name of the county or municipality, the date of the election, andthe initials of the judge furnishing the ballot;

 

(ix) Copies of the Election Code;

 

(x) Other necessary supplies.

 

22-12-108. Delivery of ballots and stamps; breaking of seals.

 

Ballotsand stamps shall be delivered under seal or otherwise properly secured and areceipt therefor signed by a judge of election shall be filed with the countyclerk. Seals shall be broken on the morning of election day by the chief judgein the presence of the other judges before the polls are opened.

 

22-12-109. Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 100, 5.

 

22-12-110. Supplies for voting machines.

 

(a) When voting machines are used the county clerk shall havean appropriate official deliver to a judge of election in each precinct, beforethe day of election, the following supplies:

 

(i) The key to each machine sealed in anenvelope;

 

(ii) At least four (4) facsimile diagrams ofthe entire face of the voting machine as it will appear on election day;

 

(iii) Other appropriate instructional devices.

 

22-12-111. Displaying facsimile voting machine diagrams.

 

Thejudges shall display not less than two (2) facsimile diagrams of the votingmachine inside the polls and two (2) outside the polls on election day.

 

22-12-112. Procedure for preparing voting machines for use.

 

Beforethe polls open the judges shall compare ballot labels on the voting machineswith the sample ballots and return sheets to see that they are correct, placethe voting machine in a proper position free from obstruction and assure thatthe face of the machine may be viewed clearly by the voter casting the ballotbut not by others. Envelopes containing keys shall not be opened if the numbersand records on them do not correspond to the numbers and records on themachine. If the numbers do not agree, the machine shall be reexamined andcertified by the county clerk before it may be used.

 

22-12-113. Setting of registering counters.

 

Thejudges shall see that all registering counters are set at zero (00000) and thatthe voting machines are in proper condition. If the machine is equipped with amechanical or photographic printout device, the election board shall determinethat counters are set at zero (00000) by using the printout device. Any counton a machine shall be noted and certified by the judges to permit subtractionof this count when votes are canvassed.

 

22-12-114. Certification of voting machines.

 

Thejudges shall certify that keys are delivered, that numbers on registeringcounters and seals correspond with those on key envelopes, that counters areset at zero (00000) or counts certified, that ballot labels are proper and thatthe machines are ready for voting.

 

22-12-115. Examination of ballot box.

 

Beforethe polls are open, the judges of election shall open and examine the ballotbox to determine that it is empty and relock it. The ballot box shall notagain be opened until the polls are closed, except when necessitated by operationof the voting equipment at the direction of the county clerk and only in thepresence of two (2) or more election judges with different political partyaffiliations. It shall not be removed from the presence of the judges ofelection or counting board until all ballots are counted and recorded.

 


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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title22 > Chapter12

CHAPTER 12 - POLLING PLACE REGULATIONS BEFORE POLLS OPEN

 

22-12-101. Designation and notice of polling places; external location.

 

Pollingplaces shall be designated by the county clerk, who shall publish theirlocation at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the countywithin two (2) weeks prior to a statewide election. Polling places may belocated outside of the precinct if the board of county commissioners determinesand records in its minutes the reasons that it is required by the publicconvenience.

 

22-12-102. Schools to be available for polling places.

 

Schooland community college districts shall make schools available for polling placesif an authority conducting an election determines that use of schools isnecessary.

 

22-12-103. Furnishing of booths.

 

Thecounty clerk in all elections shall furnish each polling place with sufficientbooths, paper ballots or voting machines and supplies to permit convenient andsecret marking of ballots.

 

22-12-104. Printed instruction cards.

 

Thecounty clerk shall provide printed instruction cards to guide electorspreparing ballots. These cards shall be printed in large clear type andindicate how to obtain a ballot, how to prepare the ballot for deposit in theballot box, how to obtain a new ballot in place of one spoiled, and a statementof acts constituting a violation by voters of the Election Code.

 

22-12-105. Posting instruction card and sample ballot.

 

Beforethe polls are opened, the judges of election shall post in each booth one (1)instruction card. They shall post elsewhere in the polling place at least three(3) instruction cards and three (3) sample ballots.

 

22-12-106. Contents of voting booths.

 

Votingbooths shall contain nothing except voting instructions and materials necessaryfor marking ballots.

 

22-12-107. Materials for judges.

 

(a) Before election day the county clerkshall cause to be delivered to one (1) of the judges of election in eachprecinct the following materials:

 

(i) Pollbooks;

 

(ii) At any election specified in W.S. 22-2-101(a)(i) through(viii), registration applications;

 

(iii) A map of the precinct boundaries;

 

(iv) Ballot boxes in the number required by law with securelocks and keys and one (1) opening sufficient to admit a single ballot;

 

(v) Voting machines, where required;

 

(vi) The number of ballots required by law;

 

(vii) Ink pads;

 

(viii) A rubber stamp containing the words"Official Ballot" and blank lines for indicating the district andprecinct, the name of the county or municipality, the date of the election, andthe initials of the judge furnishing the ballot;

 

(ix) Copies of the Election Code;

 

(x) Other necessary supplies.

 

22-12-108. Delivery of ballots and stamps; breaking of seals.

 

Ballotsand stamps shall be delivered under seal or otherwise properly secured and areceipt therefor signed by a judge of election shall be filed with the countyclerk. Seals shall be broken on the morning of election day by the chief judgein the presence of the other judges before the polls are opened.

 

22-12-109. Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 100, 5.

 

22-12-110. Supplies for voting machines.

 

(a) When voting machines are used the county clerk shall havean appropriate official deliver to a judge of election in each precinct, beforethe day of election, the following supplies:

 

(i) The key to each machine sealed in anenvelope;

 

(ii) At least four (4) facsimile diagrams ofthe entire face of the voting machine as it will appear on election day;

 

(iii) Other appropriate instructional devices.

 

22-12-111. Displaying facsimile voting machine diagrams.

 

Thejudges shall display not less than two (2) facsimile diagrams of the votingmachine inside the polls and two (2) outside the polls on election day.

 

22-12-112. Procedure for preparing voting machines for use.

 

Beforethe polls open the judges shall compare ballot labels on the voting machineswith the sample ballots and return sheets to see that they are correct, placethe voting machine in a proper position free from obstruction and assure thatthe face of the machine may be viewed clearly by the voter casting the ballotbut not by others. Envelopes containing keys shall not be opened if the numbersand records on them do not correspond to the numbers and records on themachine. If the numbers do not agree, the machine shall be reexamined andcertified by the county clerk before it may be used.

 

22-12-113. Setting of registering counters.

 

Thejudges shall see that all registering counters are set at zero (00000) and thatthe voting machines are in proper condition. If the machine is equipped with amechanical or photographic printout device, the election board shall determinethat counters are set at zero (00000) by using the printout device. Any counton a machine shall be noted and certified by the judges to permit subtractionof this count when votes are canvassed.

 

22-12-114. Certification of voting machines.

 

Thejudges shall certify that keys are delivered, that numbers on registeringcounters and seals correspond with those on key envelopes, that counters areset at zero (00000) or counts certified, that ballot labels are proper and thatthe machines are ready for voting.

 

22-12-115. Examination of ballot box.

 

Beforethe polls are open, the judges of election shall open and examine the ballotbox to determine that it is empty and relock it. The ballot box shall notagain be opened until the polls are closed, except when necessitated by operationof the voting equipment at the direction of the county clerk and only in thepresence of two (2) or more election judges with different political partyaffiliations. It shall not be removed from the presence of the judges ofelection or counting board until all ballots are counted and recorded.

 

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