2010 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 8 - Determination of Results
2-8-104 - Opening of voting machines.
2-8-104. Opening of voting machines.
(a) The commission, or such persons as it may designate, shall, as soon as possible after the election, open each voting machine and compare the votes shown with the tally sheets prepared at the polling place.
(b) All candidates, their representatives, representatives of the political parties, and representatives of the press may be present at the opening of the voting machines and throughout their examination and shall be given ample opportunity to examine the tabulations.
(c) The commission shall revise any figures in the tally sheets prepared at the polling place to conform to the figures on the machines without writing on or otherwise making the original figures on the tally sheets illegible. The commission figures shall be circled in red.
[Acts 1972, ch. 740, § 1; T.C.A., § 2-804.]
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