A. In General.
(1) The report of votes cast from the certified voting system shall indicate the number of marks in write-in positions for each contest.
(2) The local board shall manually tally and record all votes cast for write-in candidates.
B. Requisites for Validity. A write-in vote is not valid and may not be counted unless the write-in vote meets the requirements of COMAR 33.08.02.03.
C. Reporting. The reporting of write-in votes as part of the official returns shall be as the State Board requires.