VOTING BY MACHINE OR VOTE TALLY SYSTEM
34-2405. Authority for procurement of machines. (1) After consultation with the county clerk as chief elections officer of his county, the governing body at any regular meeting or a special meeting called for the purpose, may rent, purchase or otherwise procure, and provide for the use of, in all or a portion of the election precincts of the county, any voting machine or vote tally system which the governing body deems to be in the best interest of that county and which machine or system is approved by the secretary of state.
(2) Thereafter the voting machine or vote tally system shall be used for voting and for receiving, registering and counting the votes in all primary and general elections held in such precincts.
(3) In all other elections, the voting machine or vote tally system may be used for voting, receiving, registering and counting the votes at the direction of the county clerk.
[34-2405, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 136, p. 351; am. 1972, ch. 129, sec. 1, p. 257.]