VOTING BY MACHINE OR VOTE TALLY SYSTEM
34-2416. Procedure for preparing machines for an election. (1) In preparing a voting machine for an election, the county clerk or the clerk of the city, district or other political subdivision, as the case may be, shall:
(a) Arrange the machine and the ballot labels so that it shall in every particular case meet the requirements of voting and counting at such elections.
(b) Thoroughly inspect and test the machine, and file a certificate in his office that the ballot labels have been properly arranged.
(2) The arrangement of offices and names of candidates upon the ballot labels shall conform as nearly as practicable to the provisions of law for the arrangement of names on paper ballots, and in the event that there are more candidates for any office than can be placed upon one (1) page, the labels shall be clearly marked to indicate that the names of candidates for the office are continued on the following page.
(3) Representatives of political parties and candidates shall be permitted to examine the voting machines or vote tally systems.
[34-2416, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 147, p. 351.]