VOTING BY MACHINE OR VOTE TALLY SYSTEM
34-2426. Exhibition of voting machines for instruction of voters. (1) Before each election at which voting machines are to be used the county clerk shall place on public exhibition a suitable number of machines for the proper instruction of voters. The machines shall be arranged and equipped with ballot labels so as to best illustrate the method of voting at that election and so far as practicable, shall contain:
(a) The names of the offices to be filled.
(b) The names of the candidates to be voted for, together with their proper party designations in case of party elections.
(c) Statements of the measure to be voted on.
(2) In addition to supplying sample ballots, the county clerk shall, before the election, take reasonable additional steps to familiarize the voters with a diagram showing the face of the voting machine after the official ballot labels are arranged thereon with illustrated instructions how to vote, and with the locations of the voting machines that are on public exhibition.
(3) Before each election at which a vote tally system is to be used, the county clerk shall make every reasonable effort to acquaint the electors within his county with the ballot format and the marking system.
[34-2426, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 157, p. 351.]