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33.09.02.00.htm 33.09.02.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 09 VOTING SYSTEMS ― CERTIFICATION AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Chapter 02 Minimum System Requirements Authority: Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) 2-202(b) and 9-102(b) Annotated Code of Maryland
33.09.02.01.htm 33.09.02.01. 01 In General.. The requirements of this chapter represent a minimum level of the system capabilities needed to assure reliable and accurate elections.
33.09.02.02.htm 33.09.02.02. 02 Voting Options.. A. In General. The voting system shall permit each voter to vote in any election:. 1) For all individuals and offices for which the voter is entitled to vote;. 2) For as many individuals for an office as the voter is entitled to vote for; and. 3) For or against any question on which the voter is entitled to vote.. B. Presidential and Gubernatorial Candidates. The voting system shall permit a voter in a:. 1) Presidential general election, to vote by one o
33.09.02.03.htm 33.09.02.03. 03 Secrecy.. The voting system shall ensure voting in secrecy..
33.09.02.04.htm 33.09.02.04. 04 Counter.. Each voting machine shall be equipped with a public counter that, during any period of voting, will show the total number of voters who have operated the machine during that period of voting.
33.09.02.05.htm 33.09.02.05. 05 Registering and Recording Votes.. A. In General. The voting system shall correctly register and record votes that have been properly voted.B. Over-Voting or Improper Voting. The voting system may not count the votes in a contest that has been over-voted or otherwise improperly voted.C. Misplaced Votes. In vote counting, the voting system shall ignore any mark that is not in a voting position:1) For a candidate whose name is on the ballot;. 2) Designated for write-in voting; or.
33.09.02.06.htm 33.09.02.06. 06 Ballot Totaling and Reporting.. A. What To Be Reported. The voting system shall total and report:. 1) The number of ballots voted in an election;. 2) The number of votes cast for a candidate;. 3) The number of votes cast for or against a question;. 4) The number of undervotes in a contest; and. 5) In a primary election:. a) The number of ballots voted in each party's primary, and. b) The number of ballots voted in any nonpartisan ballot election..
33.09.02.07.htm 33.09.02.07. 07 Audit Trail Required.. The voting system shall be capable of providing an audit trail of all ballots cast so that, in a recount, the election can be reconstructed, starting with the individual votes of all eligible voters.
33.09.02.9999.htm 33.09.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―07 adopted as an emergency provision effective February 1, 2000 (27:6 Md. R. 636) adopted permanently effective April 17, 2000 (27:7 Md. R. 708)Regulation .04 amended effective August 19, 2013 (40:16 Md. R. 1346).
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