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33.17.02.00.htm 33.17.02.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 17 EARLY VOTING Chapter 02 Early Voting Centers Authority: Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) 2-202(b) and 10-301.1, Annotated Code of Maryland
33.17.02.01.htm 33.17.02.01. 01 Number of Early Voting Centers.. A. Date to Determine Number of Registered Voters.. 1) The State Administrator shall determine the number of registered voters in each county as of 5 p.m. on the Tuesday that is 8 months before the primary election.2) For purposes of making this determination, the State Administrator shall include only active voters.B. Determination of Early Voting Centers. Within 5 days of the determination in §A of this regulation, the State Administrato
33.17.02.02.htm 33.17.02.02. 02 Selecting Early Voting Centers.. A. Considerations for Early Voting Centers. A local board shall consider the following factors when determining the location of an early voting center:1) Accessibility of the early voting center to historically disenfranchised communities, including cultural groups, ethnic groups, and minority groups;2) Proximity of the early voting center to dense concentrations of voters such that:. a) If a county has one or two early voting centers
33.17.02.03.htm 33.17.02.03. 03 Agreement for Early Voting Center.. A. Agreement Required. A local board shall enter into a legally binding agreement with an authorized representative of the facility where early voting will be conducted.B. Required Provisions. The agreement shall contain the following provisions:. 1) The dates and times when a local board requires access to the facility;. 2) The amount of compensation, if any, a local board is required to pay to use the facility as an early voting center;
33.17.02.04.htm 33.17.02.04. 04 Security Plans for Early Voting Center.. A. Security Plan Required. At least 8 weeks before early voting begins, an election director shall submit an early voting security plan for approval to the State Administrator.B. Contents of Plan.. 1) The early voting security plan shall describe in detail how a local board will keep voting equipment, electronic pollbooks, ballots, and other election equipment and supplies secure during early voting and non-early voting hours.
33.17.02.9999.htm 33.17.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 14, 2010 (37: 1 Md. R. 17). Regulation .01A amended effective August 22, 2011 (38:17 Md. R. 1015). Regulation .02 amended effective April 4, 2022 (49:7 Md. R. 469). Regulation .02A, F amended as an emergency provision effective September 25, 2020 (47:22 Md. R. 934) emergency provision expired December 31, 2020Regulation .02G amended effective May 31, 2010 (37:11 Md. R. 768).
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