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33.12.04.00.htm 33.12.04.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 12 RECOUNTS Chapter 04 Recount Procedures ― In General Authority: Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) 2-202(b) and 12-106(a) Annotated Code of Maryland
33.12.04.01.htm 33.12.04.01. 01 Scope of Recount.. A recount:. A. May encompass precincts from more than one county; but. B. Is limited to the contest and the precincts specified in the petition..
33.12.04.02.htm 33.12.04.02. 02 Verifying Ballot.. A. Required. The board shall first ascertain that the ballot used in the contest to be recounted was the correct ballot.B. Methods.. 1) For direct recording equipment, the determination shall be made by inspecting the ballot as it appeared on the face of the machine.2) For paper ballots on which the ballot information is printed, the determination shall be made:. a) As the ballots are manually counted; or.
33.12.04.03.htm 33.12.04.03. 03 Absentee and Provisional Ballots.. A. Method of Recount.. 1) The procedure for recounting absentee and provisional ballots shall be the same as for recounting other ballots, as provided in this subtitle.2) Absentee and provisional ballots shall be recounted in a way that assures voter confidentiality.. B. Reporting Recount. Absentee and provisional ballots shall be recounted and reported as separate tallies.
33.12.04.04.htm 33.12.04.04. 04 Breaks.. To ensure accuracy, every effort should be made to schedule necessary interruptions of the recount, such as for lunch, for breaks, or to end the day, so that the interruptions do not fall in the middle of the count for a precinct.
33.12.04.05.htm 33.12.04.05. 05 Corrections.. A. In General. After the recount is complete, the local board shall correct, as appropriate:. 1) The official returns; and. 2) Any certificates that were issued on the basis of those returns.. B. Notice to State Board.. 1) The local board shall immediately notify the State Board of all corrections made to official returns as a result of the recount.2) The State Board shall then correct its official canvass records accordingly..
33.12.04.06.htm 33.12.04.06. 06 Securing Materials After Recount.. A. Voting Machines. Voting machines and direct recording equipment reviewed in the recount shall:. 1) Be closed, secured, and, if necessary, resealed; and. 2) Remain secured and sealed until the State Administrator releases them.. B. Ballots. Ballots shall be:. 1) Assembled, packaged, sealed, and placed in appropriate secure storage; and. 2) Retained as long as required by law.. C. Documents, Paraphernalia. All tally sheets, can
33.12.04.9999.htm 33.12.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―06 adopted as an emergency provision effective February 1, 2000 (27:6 Md. R. 637) adopted permanently effective April 17, 2000 (27:7 Md. R. 709)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective October 22, 2004 (31:23 Md. R. 1650) amended permanently effective February 14, 2005 (32:3 Md. R. 290)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective June 2, 2006 (33:13 Md. R. 1062) amended
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