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Ballot Security

  1. All unmarked ballots shall be kept locked in the Association Office, except during polling hours when a limited number may be kept in the Commission office and at each polling site. Unmarked ballots not locked in the Association Office must always be in the custody of an election officer, who shall sign for them.

  2. All marked election ballots shall be kept secure at each polling site, be transferred to the Commission office only by an elections officer, be examined and tabulated only in the presence of elections officers, and after being tabulated shall be kept locked in the Association office.

  3. After the election, all unmarked extra ballots shall be destroyed, except for those retained as records.

  4. All marked ballots shall be kept for three months, after which they shall be destroyed.

Mon May 9 17:09:02 PDT 1994