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Section 168.796a

MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954


168.796a Electronic voting system; preparation for election; equipment and supplies; voting stations.

Sec. 796a.

  (1) Before an election at which an electronic voting system is used, the board of election commissioners of the county, city, village, township, or school district shall have the system prepared for the election. The board shall provide the election board of each voting precinct with the necessary equipment and supplies.
  (2) Before an election, the board of election commissioners of a county, city, village, township, or school district shall provide a sufficient number of voting stations needed to ensure the orderly conduct of the election taking into consideration the projected turnout, the length of the ballot, and the number of voters the voting system can process per hour as determined under section 795a. As a minimum for each election, the board of election commissioners shall provide at least 1 voting station for each 400 registered voters in each precinct through August 31, 1998 and at least 1 voting station for each 300 registered voters on and after September 1, 1998. If counting centers are used, the board of election commissioners of the county, city, village, township, or school district shall establish 1 or more counting centers as needed before the election.


History: Add. 1967, Act 155, Imd. Eff. June 30, 1967 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 21, Imd. Eff. Apr. 24, 1987 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 109, Imd. Eff. June 18, 1990 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 583, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 215, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1998
Popular Name: Election Code


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