04 .0306 - DUTIES OF CUSTODIANS OF VOTING SYSTEMS

04 .0306. DUTIES OF CUSTODIANS OF VOTING SYSTEMS

(a) The chair of the county board of elections shall be responsible for the safekeeping, storage, maintenance and care of the voting system. The voting system shall be stored in a location such that access is restricted to county board of elections staff and the system cannot be tampered with when not in use on election day. The county board of elections may appoint as many persons as determined necessary for the maintenance, storage and care of the voting system and for the preparation and testing of the voting system and delivery to the voting precincts preceding a primary or an election. Persons employed for this purpose shall be compensated for their services as authorized by the county board of elections.

(b) On election day when the system is used for voting purposes and until the chair of the county board collects the system, the voting system shall be under the supervision and control of the chief judge unless the county board of elections authorizes another elections official to have supervision and control.

(Authority G.S. 163-23; 163-165.7; Temporary Adoption Eff. April 15, 2002; Eff. August 1, 2004. Readopted by North Carolina Register Volume 34, Issue 01, July 1, 2019 effective June 1, 2019.)

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