2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:52-2.1 - Voting authorities; use, stringing.


NJ Rev Stat § 19:52-2.1 (2013) What's This?

19:52-2.1 Voting authorities; use, stringing.

1.In all counties wherein voting machines are used the county board of elections shall furnish for use in each election district at any election, a sufficient number of voting authorities in substantially the following form:

City of City of

Ward District Ward District

Election Held Election Held

...... day of............ 20... ........ day of............. 20....

Voting Authority Voting Authority

No................ No..................

...............................

Signature of Voter. .....................................

This certificate must be handed

to the election officer in charge

of the voting machines in order to

vote.

....................................

County Board of Elections

Clerk.

The voting authorities shall be numbered consecutively, be bound together in pads and shall be printed in two parts and perforated so that one part may be given to the voter who shall return the same to the district election officials in charge of the operation of the voting machine in order that such official shall be able to place the same in consecutive order on a string or wire. The other part of the voting authority shall be signed by the voter in his own handwriting before he be permitted to vote and shall remain bound in the pad. All pads containing the portions of the voting authorities on which the names of the persons who have voted have been signed, together with that portion of the voting authority which has been placed on a wire or string shall be returned to the commissioner of registration of the county, who shall keep them for a period of at least six months.

At any primary election for the general election, each voting authority shall be marked to indicate the party primary in which the voter signing the same voted and the used voting authorities shall be strung in such a manner so that those used in one party primary shall remain separate from those used in the other party primary.

L.1944, c.213, s.1; amended 1992, c.3, s.9; 2005, c.136, s.49; 2011, c.134, s.46.


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