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33.08.02.00.htm 33.08.02.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 08 CANVASSING Chapter 02 Uniform Definition of a Vote Authority: Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) and 2-202(b) Annotated Code of Maryland 52 U.S.C. § 21081
33.08.02.01.htm 33.08.02.01. 01 Definition of a Vote―Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) Voting System.. A. A vote on a Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting unit is the choice made when a voter selects a candidate or the desired answer to a question and casts the ballot.B. To select a candidate or an answer to a question, the voter shall:. 1) Press the appropriate place on the touchscreen to cause an "X" to display next to the name of the candidate or answer to a question for which the voter desires to vote;
33.08.02.02.htm 33.08.02.02. 02 Definition of a Vote ― Optical Scan Voting System.. A. Automatic Tabulation. If ballots are tabulated electronically, a vote cast on an optical scan voting system is the choice made by a voter by:1) Filling in the oval next to the candidate’s name or the question choice;. 2) Using a ballot marking device to make selections; or. 3) Writing in the name of a candidate in the designated write-in space and filling in the oval next to the write-in candidateB. Manual Tabulation. If
33.08.02.03.htm 33.08.02.03. 03 Write-in Voting Generally.. A. Any abbreviation, misspelling, or other minor variation in the form of the name of a candidate shall be disregarded in determining the validity of a write-in vote as long as the intended candidate can be determined.B. Writing in only the last name of a candidate constitutes a valid vote, unless there is more than one filed candidate with the same last name for that office. If there is more than one filed candidate with the same last nam
33.08.02.9999.htm 33.08.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―03 adopted as an emergency provision effective October 4, 2004 (31:20 Md. R. 1483) adopted permanently effective January 6, 2005 (31:26 Md. R. 1868)Regulation .01 amended effective July 18, 2005 (32:14 Md. R. 1276). Regulation .02A, B amended effective February 29, 2016 (43:4 Md. R. 335). Regulation .03B-1 amended effective April 19, 2010 (37:8 Md. R. 624).
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