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Chapter 29.51 RCW Dispositions

POLLING PLACE REGULATIONS DURING VOTING HOURS


Sections

29.51.010  Interference with voter prohibited.
[2003 c 111 § 1101; 1990 c 59 § 39; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.010. Prior: 1907 c 130 § 2, part; 1889 p 408 § 21, part; RRS § 5278, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.010 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.020  Acts prohibited in vicinity of polling place — Prohibited practices as to ballots — Penalty.
[2003 c 111 § 2121; 1991 c 81 § 20; 1990 c 59 § 75; 1984 c 35 § 1; 1983 1st ex.s. c 33 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.020. Prior: (i) 1947 c 35 § 1, part; 1889 p 412 § 33, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5298, part. (ii) 1895 c 156 § 7, part; 1889 p 409 § 22, part; Code 1881 § 3079, part; 1865 p 34 § 4, part; RRS § 5279, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.84.510 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.030  Electioneering by election officers forbidden — Penalty.
[2003 c 111 § 2122; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.030. Prior: 1947 c 35 § 1, part; 1889 p 412 § 33, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5298, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.84.520 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.040  Preservation of order — Penalty.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.040. Prior: 1854 p 68 § 21; No RRS.]
Repealed by 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 111, effective January 1, 1978.


29.51.050  Issuing ballot to voter — Challenge.
[2003 c 111 § 1119; 1990 c 59 § 40; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.050. Prior: (i) 1895 c 156 § 7, part; 1889 p 409 § 22, part; Code 1881 § 3079, part; 1865 p 34 § 4, part; RRS § 5279, part. (ii) 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.200 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.060  Signature required to vote — Procedure if voter unable to sign name.
[2003 c 111 § 1120; 1990 c 59 § 41; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 41; 1967 ex.s. c 109 § 9; 1965 ex.s. c 156 § 5; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.060. Prior: 1933 c 1 § 24; RRS § 5114-24.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.210 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.070  Record of participation.
[2003 c 111 § 1122; 1990 c 59 § 42; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 42; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.070. Prior: (i) 1895 c 156 § 7, part; 1889 p 409 § 22, part; Code 1881 § 3079, part; 1865 p 34 § 4, part; RRS § 5279, part. (ii) 1933 c 1 § 25; RRS § 5114-25. (iii) 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.230 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.080  Transcribing name when registration not a prerequisite.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.080. Prior: 1895 c 156 § 7, part; 1889 p 409 § 22, part; Code 1881 § 3079, part; 1865 p 34 § 4, part; RRS § 5279, part.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


29.51.090  Marking ballot at primaries.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.090. Prior: (i) 1935 c 26 § 3, part; 1921 c 177 § 1, part; 1919 c 163 § 15, part; 1917 c 71 § 2, part; 1909 c 82 § 4, part; 1907 c 209 § 12, part; RRS § 5189, part. (ii) 1947 c 77 § 2, part; 1895 c 156 § 8, part; 1889 p 409 § 23, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5288, part.]
Repealed by 1986 c 167 § 25.


29.51.100  Casting vote.
[2003 c 111 § 1121; 1990 c 59 § 43; 1988 c 181 § 4; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 15; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.100. Prior: (i) 1947 c 77 § 2, part; 1895 c 156 § 8, part; 1889 p 409 § 23, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5288, part. (ii) 1889 p 410 § 24, part; RRS § 5289, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.220 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.110  Deposit of ballot after voting.
[1986 c 167 § 15; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 43; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.110. Prior: 1947 c 77 § 2, part; 1895 c 156 § 8, part; 1889 p 409 § 23, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5288, part.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


29.51.115  Incorrectly marked ballots — Poll-site ballot counting devices.
[2003 c 111 § 1132; 1999 c 158 § 7.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.340 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.120  Record of voters having voted.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.120. Prior: Code 1881 § 3080, part; 1865 p 34 § 5, part; RRS § 5324, part.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


29.51.125  Determination of who has and who has not voted.
[2003 c 111 § 1102; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 83; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.125. Prior: 1963 ex.s. c 24 § 1.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.020 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.130  Voting machine — Help in use.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.130. Prior: 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


29.51.140  Mechanical voting devices — When all voters do not vote on all offices.
[1990 c 59 § 44; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.140. Prior: 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part.]
Repealed by 1999 c 158 § 16.


29.51.150  Voting devices — Periodic examination.
[2003 c 111 § 1118; 1990 c 59 § 45; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.150. Prior: 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.190 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.155  Failure of poll-site ballot counting device.
[2003 c 111 § 1133; 1999 c 158 § 8.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.350 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.160  Voting machine — Out of order.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.160. Prior: 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


29.51.170  Write-in voting — Declaration of candidacy — Validity of vote.
[1995 c 158 § 2; 1988 c 181 § 5; 1973 1st ex.s. c 121 § 1; 1967 ex.s. c 109 § 28; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 14; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.170. Prior: (i) 1931 c 14 § 1; 1909 c 82 § 12; RRS § 5213. (ii) 1933 c 85 § 2; RRS § 5213-2. (iii) 1905 c 39 § 1, part; 1889 p 405 § 15, part; RRS § 5272, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29.62.180 pursuant to 1995 c 158 § 3.


29.51.173  Effect of term limitations on write-in voting.
[1993 c 1 § 6 (Initiative Measure No. 573, approved November 3, 1992).]
Repealed by 2003 c 111 § 2404, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.175  Votes by stickers, printed labels, rejected.
[2003 c 111 § 1510; 1990 c 59 § 46; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 16.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.60.100 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.180  Taking papers into voting booth.
[2003 c 111 § 1103; 1990 c 59 § 47; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.180. Prior: 1905 c 39 § 1, part; 1889 p 405 § 15, part; RRS § 5272, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.030 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.185  Double voting prohibited.
[2003 c 111 § 1109; 1987 c 346 § 13; 1965 c 9 § 29.36.050. Prior: 1955 c 167 § 6; prior: 1933 ex.s. c 41 § 4; 1921 c 143 § 5; RRS § 5284. Formerly RCW 29.36.050.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.090 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.190  Official ballots — Vote only once — Incorrectly marked ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1104; 1990 c 59 § 48; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.190. Prior: (i) 1889 p 410 § 25; RRS § 5290. (ii) 1935 c 26 § 3, part; 1921 c 177 § 1, part; 1919 c 163 § 15, part; 1917 c 71 § 2, part; 1909 c 82 § 4, part; 1907 c 209 § 12, part; RRS § 5189, part. (iii) 1895 c 156 § 7, part; 1889 p 409 § 22, part; Code 1881 § 3079, part; 1865 p 34 § 4, part; RRS § 5279, part. (iv) 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part. (v) 1905 c 39 § 1, part; 1889 p 405 § 15, part; RRS § 5272, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.040 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.200  Handicapped voters.
[2003 c 111 § 1123; 2003 c 53 § 180; 1981 c 34 § 1; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 17; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.200. Prior: (i) 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part. (ii) 1947 c 35 § 1, part; 1889 p 412 § 33, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5298, part. Former law: 1901 c 135 § 6; 1889 p 410 § 26.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.240 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.210  Blind voters.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.210. Prior: 1935 c 100 § 1; RRS § 5291-1. Former law: 1901 c 135 § 6; 1889 p 410 § 26.]
Repealed by 1981 c 34 § 3.


29.51.215  Handicapped voters — Penalty.
[2003 c 111 § 2135; 1981 c 34 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.215. Prior: 1935 c 100 § 2; RRS § 5291-2. Formerly RCW 29.85.250.]
Repealed by 2003 c 53 § 421, effective July 1, 2004; and repealed by 2004 c 266 § 21.


29.51.220  Time allowed to vote.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.220. Prior: (i) 1889 p 410 § 24, part; RRS § 5289, part. (ii) 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part. (iii) 1935 c 26 § 3, part; 1921 c 177 § 1, part; 1919 c 163 § 15, part; 1917 c 71 § 2, part; 1909 c 82 § 4, part; 1907 c 209 § 12, part; RRS § 5189, part.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


29.51.221  Refusing to leave voting booth — Penalty.
[2003 c 111 § 2123; 1990 c 59 § 49.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.84.530 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.230  Unlawful acts by voters — Penalty.
[2003 c 111 § 2134; 2003 c 53 § 181; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.230. Prior: 1947 c 35 § 1, part; 1889 p 412 § 33, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5298, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.84.670 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.240  Polls open continuously — Announcement of closing.
[2003 c 111 § 1108; 1990 c 59 § 50; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.240. Prior: 1919 c 163 § 16, part; 1907 c 209 § 17, part; RRS § 5194, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.080 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.250  Voters in polling place at closing time.
[2003 c 111 § 1125; 1990 c 59 § 51; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.250. Prior: 1919 c 163 § 16, part; 1907 c 209 § 17, part; RRS § 5194, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.260 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.51.260  Proclamation of closing.
[1965 c 9 § 29.51.260. Prior: Code 1881 § 3087; 1865 p 36 § 12; RRS § 5331.]
Repealed by 1990 c 59 § 112, effective July 1, 1992.


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