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Section 168.789

MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954

***** 168.789 THIS SECTION IS REPEALED BY ACT 123 OF 2018 EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2018 *****



168.789 Voting machines; election inspectors, instructions to voter, assistance to incapacitated voter.

Sec. 789.

In case any elector, after entering the voting machine booth, shall ask for further instructions concerning the manner of voting, 2 inspectors shall give such instructions to him, but no inspector or other election officer or person assisting at any election shall set such machines for any such elector, or move, turn or operate any lever or other part or mechanism of such machine for such elector, or in any manner request, suggest, or seek to persuade or induce any such elector to vote any particular ticket, or for any particular candidate, or for or against any particular amendment, question, or proposition. After receiving such instructions, such elector shall be left alone in the voting machine booth and shall vote as in the case of an unassisted voter, and no inspector or other election officer or person assisting at any election shall be present in such voting machine booth when any such elector sets or operates such machine. When an elector shall make oath that because of physical disability he cannot set or operate such machine, or when such disability shall be made manifest to said inspectors, such machine shall be set and operated for him and in accordance with the manner in which he wishes to vote by 2 inspectors designated by the board for that purpose.


History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Popular Name: Election Code


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