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Chapter 29A.44.205 RCW Dispositions

POLLING PLACE ELECTIONS AND POLL WORKERS


Sections

29A.44.010  Interference with voter prohibited.
[2003 c 111 § 1101. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 39; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.010; prior: 1907 c 130 § 2, part; 1889 p 408 § 21, part; RRS § 5278, part. Formerly RCW 29.51.010.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.020  List 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. Formerly RCW 29.51.125.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.030  Taking papers into voting booth.
[2004 c 267 § 317; 2003 c 111 § 1103. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 47; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.180; prior: 1905 c 39 § 1, part; 1889 p 405 § 15, part; RRS § 5272, part. Formerly RCW 29.51.180.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.040  Official ballots — Vote only once — Incorrectly marked ballots.
[2004 c 267 § 318; 2003 c 111 § 1104. Prior: 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. Formerly RCW 29.51.190.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.045  Electronic voting devices — Paper records.
[2005 c 242 § 2.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.050  Ballot pick up, delivery, and transportation.
[2003 c 111 § 1105. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 10; 1990 c 59 § 31; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 72. Formerly RCW 29.54.037, 29.34.157.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.060  Voting booths.
[2003 c 111 § 1106. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 4; 1994 c 57 § 51; 1990 c 59 § 35; 1965 c 9 § 29.48.010; prior: 1907 c 130 § 2, part; 1889 p 408 § 21, part; RRS § 5278, part. Formerly RCW 29.48.010.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.070  Opening and closing polls.
[2003 c 111 § 1107. Prior: 1973 c 78 § 1; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 13; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.080; prior: (i) 1921 c 61 § 7; RRS § 5149. (ii) 1921 c 170 § 5; RRS § 5154. (iii) 1921 c 178 § 7; 1907 c 235 § 1; 1889 p 413 § 35; RRS § 5319. (iv) 1919 c 163 § 16, part; 1907 c 209 § 17, part; RRS § 5194, part. Formerly RCW 29.13.080.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.080  Polls open continuously — Announcement of closing.
[2003 c 111 § 1108. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 50; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.240; prior: 1919 c 163 § 16, part; 1907 c 209 § 17, part; RRS § 5194, part. Formerly RCW 29.51.240.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.090  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 29.51.185, 29.36.050.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.110  Delivery of supplies.
[2003 c 111 § 1110. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 36; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 81; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 40; 1965 c 9 § 29.48.030; prior: (i) 1921 c 178 § 8; Code 1881 § 3078; 1865 p 34 § 3; RRS § 5322. (ii) 1919 c 163 § 20, part; 1895 c 156 § 9, part; 1889 p 411 § 28, part; RRS § 5293, part. (iii) 1907 c 209 § 20; RRS § 5196. (iv) 1913 c 138 § 29, part; RRS § 5425, part. (v) 1915 c 124 § 1; 1895 c 156 § 5; 1893 c 91 § 1; 1889 p 407 § 18; RRS § 5275. (vi) 1921 c 68 § 1, part; RRS § 5320, part. (vii) 1895 c 156 § 6, part; 1889 p 407 § 20; RRS § 5277, part. (viii) 1895 c 156 § 2, part; Code 1881 § 3074; 1865 p 32 § 8; RRS § 5164, part. (ix) 1905 c 39 § 1, part; 1889 p 405 § 15, part; RRS § 5272, part. (x) 1935 c 20 § 5, part; 1921 c 178 § 6, part; 1915 c 114 § 2, part; 1913 c 58 § 7, part; RRS § 5306, part. (xi) 1854 p 67 § 16; No RRS. (xii) 1854 p 67 § 17, part; No RRS. (xiii) 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part. (xiv) 1915 c 14 § 6, part; 1913 c 58 § 11, part; RRS § 5311, part. (xv) 1933 c 1 § 10, part; RRS § 5114-10, part. (xvi) Code 1881 § 3093, part; RRS § 5338, part. (xvii) 1903 c 85 § 1, part; RRS § 3339, part. Formerly RCW 29.48.030.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.120  Delivery of precinct lists to polls.
[2003 c 111 § 1111. Prior: 1994 c 57 § 19; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 21; 1965 c 9 § 29.07.170; prior: 1957 c 251 § 8; prior: 1933 c 1 § 10, part; RRS § 5114-10, part; prior: 1919 c 163 § 11, part; 1915 c 16 § 13, part; 1905 c 171 § 4, part; 1889 p 417 § 13, part; RRS § 5131, part. Formerly RCW 29.07.170.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.130  Additional supplies for paper ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1112; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 82. Formerly RCW 29.48.035.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.140  Voting and registration instructions and information.
[2003 c 111 § 1113. Prior: 1999 c 298 § 17; 1985 c 205 § 9. Formerly RCW 29.57.130.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.150  Time for arrival of officers.
[2003 c 111 § 1114. Prior: 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 80; 1965 c 9 § 29.48.020; prior: 1957 c 195 § 6; prior: 1913 c 58 § 12, part; RRS § 5312, part. Formerly RCW 29.48.020.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.160  Inspection of voting equipment.
[2003 c 111 § 1115. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 37; 1965 c 9 § 29.48.070; prior: 1854 p 67 § 17, part; No RRS. Formerly RCW 29.48.070.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.170  Flag.
[2003 c 111 § 1116. Prior: 1965 c 9 § 29.48.090; prior: 1921 c 68 § 1, part; RRS § 5320, part. Formerly RCW 29.48.090.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.180  Opening the polls.
[2003 c 111 § 1117. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 38; 1965 c 9 § 29.48.100; prior: Code 1881 § 3077; 1865 p 34 § 2; RRS § 5321. Formerly RCW 29.48.100.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.190  Voting devices — Periodic examination.
[2003 c 111 § 1118. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 45; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.150; prior: 1915 c 114 § 7, part; 1913 c 58 § 13, part; RRS § 5313, part. Formerly RCW 29.51.150.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.200  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. Formerly RCW 29.51.050.] Repealed by 2004 c 271 § 193.


29A.44.201  Issuing ballot to voter — Challenge.
[2004 c 271 § 136.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.205  Identification required.
[2005 c 243 § 7.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.207  Provisional ballots.
[2005 c 243 § 6.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.210  Signature required — 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. Formerly RCW 29.51.060.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.220  Casting vote.
[2004 c 267 § 319; 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. Formerly RCW 29.51.100.]
Repealed by 2004 c 271 § 193; and repealed by 2006 c 206 § 9.


29A.44.221  Casting vote.
[2004 c 271 § 137.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.225  Voter using electronic voting device.
[2005 c 242 § 4.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.230  Record of participation.
[2003 c 111 § 1122. Prior: 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. Formerly RCW 29.51.070.] Repealed by 2004 c 271 § 193.


29A.44.231  Record of participation.
[2004 c 271 § 138.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.240  Disabled 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. Formerly RCW 29.51.200.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.250  Tabulation of paper ballots before close of polls.
[2003 c 111 § 1124; 1990 c 59 § 54. Formerly RCW 29.54.018.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.260  Voters in polling place at closing time.
[2003 c 111 § 1125. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 51; 1965 c 9 § 29.51.250; prior: 1919 c 163 § 16, part; 1907 c 209 § 17, part; RRS § 5194, part. Formerly RCW 29.51.250.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.265  Provisional ballot after polls close.
[2004 c 267 § 501.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.270  Unused ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1126; 1990 c 59 § 52; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 84; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 6; 1965 c 9 § 29.54.010. Prior: 1893 c 91 § 2; RRS § 5332. Formerly RCW 29.54.010.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.280  Duties of election officers after unused ballots secure.
[2003 c 111 § 1127; 1990 c 59 § 53. Formerly RCW 29.54.015.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.290  Return of precinct lists after election — Public records.
[2003 c 111 § 1128. Prior: 1994 c 57 § 20; 1971 ex.s. c 202 § 22; 1965 c 9 § 29.07.180; prior: 1933 c 1 § 8, part; RRS § 5114-8, part; prior: 1919 c 163 § 7, part; 1915 c 16 § 7, part; 1905 c 171 § 3, part; 1901 c 135 § 3, part; 1893 c 45 § 2, part; 1889 p 415 § 7, part; RRS § 5125, part. Formerly RCW 29.07.180.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.310  Initialization.
[2003 c 111 § 1129. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 6; 1965 c 9 § 29.48.080; prior: 1957 c 195 § 7; prior: 1913 c 58 § 12, part; RRS § 5312, part. Formerly RCW 29.48.080.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.320  Delivery and sealing.
[2003 c 111 § 1130. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 5. Formerly RCW 29.48.045.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.330  Memory packs.
[2003 c 111 § 1131. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 11. Formerly RCW 29.54.093.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.340  Incorrectly marked ballots.
[2003 c 111 § 1132. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 7. Formerly RCW 29.51.115.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.350  Failure of device.
[2004 c 267 § 320; 2003 c 111 § 1133. Prior: 1999 c 158 § 8. Formerly RCW 29.51.155.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.410  Appointment of judges and inspector.
[2003 c 111 § 1134; 1991 c 106 § 1; 1983 1st ex.s. c 71 § 7; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 1; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.010. Prior: (i) 1935 c 165 § 2, part; RRS § 5147-1, part. (ii) Code 1881 § 3068, part; 1865 p 30 § 2, part; RRS § 5158, part. (iii) 1907 c 209 § 15, part; RRS § 5192, part. (iv) 1895 c 156 § 6, part; 1889 p 407 § 20, part; RRS § 5277, part. (v) 1947 c 182 § 1, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 5166-10, part; prior: 1945 c 164 § 3, part; 1941 c 180 § 1, part; 1935 c 5 § 1, part; 1933 ex.s. c 29 § 1, part; prior: 1933 c 79 § 1, part; 1927 c 279 § 2, part; 1923 c 53 § 3, part; 1921 c 61 § 5, part; Rem. Supp. 1945 § 5147, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.010.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.420  Appointment of clerks — Party representation — Hour to report.
[2003 c 111 § 1135; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.020. Prior: 1955 c 168 § 4; prior: (i) 1915 c 114 § 4, part; 1913 c 58 § 9, part; RRS § 5308, part. (ii) 1895 c 156 § 1, part; Code 1881 § 3069, part; 1865 p 31 § 3, part; RRS § 5159, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.020.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.430  Nomination.
[2003 c 111 § 1136; 1991 c 106 § 2; 1987 c 295 § 16; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 3; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.030. Prior: (i) 1907 c 209 § 15, part; RRS § 5192, part. (ii) 1935 c 165 § 2, part; RRS § 5147-1, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.030.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.440  Vacancies — How filled — Inspector's authority.
[2003 c 111 § 1137. Prior: 1965 c 9 § 29.45.040; prior: (i) Code 1881 § 3075, part; 1865 p 32 § 9, part; RRS § 5165, part. (ii) Code 1881 § 3068, part; 1865 p 30 § 2, part; RRS § 5158, part. (iii) 1907 c 209 § 15, part; RRS § 5192, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.040.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.450  One set of precinct election officers, exceptions — Counting board — Receiving board.
[2003 c 111 § 1138; 1994 c 223 § 91; 1973 c 102 § 2; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 4; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.050. Prior: 1955 c 148 § 2; prior: (i) 1923 c 53 § 4, part; 1921 c 61 § 6, part; RRS § 5148, part. (ii) 1921 c 170 § 4, part; RRS § 5153, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.050.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.460  Duties — Generally.
[2003 c 111 § 1139. Prior: 1990 c 59 § 74; 1973 c 102 § 3; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 5; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.060; prior: 1955 c 148 § 3; prior: (i) 1923 c 53 § 4, part; 1921 c 61 § 6, part; RRS § 5148, part. (ii) 1921 c 170 § 4, part; RRS § 5153, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.060.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.470  Application to other primaries or elections.
[2003 c 111 § 1140. Prior: 1973 c 102 § 5. Formerly RCW 29.45.065.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.480  Inspector as chair — Authority.
[2003 c 111 § 1141; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.070. Prior: Code 1881 § 3075, part; 1865 p 32 § 9, part; RRS § 5165, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.070.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.490  Oaths of officers required.
[2003 c 111 § 1142. Prior: 1965 c 9 § 29.45.080; prior: (i) Code 1881 § 3070; 1865 p 31 § 4; RRS § 5160. (ii) 1895 c 156 § 2, part; Code 1881 § 3074, part; 1865 p 32 § 8, part; RRS § 5164, part. Formerly RCW 29.45.080.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.500  Oath of inspectors, form.
[2003 c 111 § 1143. Prior: 1965 c 9 § 29.45.090; prior: Code 1881 § 3071; 1865 p 31 § 5; RRS § 5161. Formerly RCW 29.45.090.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.510  Oath of judges, form.
[2003 c 111 § 1144. Prior: 1965 c 9 § 29.45.100; prior: Code 1881 § 3072; 1865 p 31 § 6; RRS § 5162. Formerly RCW 29.45.100.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.520  Oath of clerks, form.
[2003 c 111 § 1145. Prior: 1965 c 9 § 29.45.110; prior: Code 1881 § 3073; 1865 p 32 § 7; RRS § 5163. Formerly RCW 29.45.110.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


29A.44.530  Compensation.
[2003 c 111 § 1146; 1971 ex.s. c 124 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.45.120. Prior: 1961 c 43 § 1; 1951 c 67 § 1; 1945 c 186 § 1; 1919 c 163 § 13; 1895 c 20 § 1; Code 1881 § 3151; 1866 p 8 § 9; 1865 p 52 § 12; Rem. Supp. 1945 § 5166. See also 1907 c 209 § 15; RRS § 5192. Formerly RCW 29.45.120.]
Repealed by 2011 c 10 § 86.


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