950 CMR 46.03 - Selection Process and Notification

(1) The precincts to be audited shall be chosen in a random, publicly verifiable, noncomputerized drawing supervised by the Secretary within 48 hours after polls are closed.
(2) Notice of the time and place of the drawing shall be given at least ten days before the election on the electronic website of the Secretary.
(3) The drawing shall be fully observable to the public and representatives of each political party and shall use a procedure that can be easily understood to be random.
(4) The number of precincts selected to be audited in this drawing shall be equal to 3% of all precincts in the commonwealth, rounded up to the next highest whole number.
(5) As soon after the drawing as is practicable, the Secretary shall notify the municipalities where one or more precincts have been selected to be audited and post the selected precincts on the website of the Secretary.


950 CMR 46.03
Adopted by Mass Register Issue 1335, eff. 3/24/2017.

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