VOTING BY MACHINE OR VOTE TALLY SYSTEM
34-2427. voters with physical or other disability. (1) The election board clerks shall instruct electors on how to record their votes on the voting machine or vote tally system, and shall give assistance to any elector who declares that he is unable by reason of physical or other disability to record his vote on the machine or vote tally system, and on request by the elector after he has entered the voting booth, shall give him the necessary information to enable him to record his vote.
(2) Any elector who, because of blindness, physical or other disability, is unable to mark his ballot shall, upon request, receive the assistance of the election board clerks or some other person chosen by the elector in the marking thereof. Such clerks or person shall ascertain the wishes of the elector and mark his ballot in accordance therewith, and shall thereafter give no information regarding such marking. Whenever an elector receives assistance in this manner, a clerk shall make a notation thereof in the combination election record and poll book following the name of the elector.
(3) If any elector, after entering the voting booth, asks for information regarding the operation of the voting machine or marking device, the election board clerks shall give him the necessary information.
[34-2427, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 158, p. 351; am. 1972, ch. 129, sec. 2, p. 257; am. 2010, ch. 235, sec. 20, p. 557; am. 2015, ch. 282, sec. 8, p. 1150.]