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Chapter 434-261 WAC

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COUNTING CENTER PROCEDURES

(Formerly chapter 434-61 WAC)

WAC Sections

HTMLPDF434-261-005Definitions.
HTMLPDF434-261-007Broken or missing seals.
HTMLPDF434-261-010Counting center location—Direction of proceedings.
HTMLPDF434-261-020Observers.
HTMLPDF434-261-045Secure storage.
HTMLPDF434-261-050Unsigned ballot declaration or mismatched signatures.
HTMLPDF434-261-055Returned ballot lacking verification of identity.
HTMLPDF434-261-070Manual inspection of ballots.
HTMLPDF434-261-075Votes on something other than a ballot.
HTMLPDF434-261-086Statewide standards on what is a vote.
HTMLPDF434-261-100Ballot duplication procedures.
HTMLPDF434-261-102Resolving ballots on digital scan vote tallying systems.
HTMLPDF434-261-106Manual counting of ballots.
HTMLPDF434-261-108Random check of ballot counting equipment.
HTMLPDF434-261-110Election results anomalies.
HTMLPDF434-261-112Direct recording electronic voting devices (DREs).
POST-ELECTION DAY RISK-LIMITING AUDITS
HTMLPDF434-261-114Definitions.
HTMLPDF434-261-115Post-election audits.
HTMLPDF434-261-116Preparing for a risk-limiting audit.
HTMLPDF434-261-117Conducting a risk-limiting audit.
HTMLPDF434-261-118Risk-limiting audit reports.
HTMLPDF434-261-119Removal of risk-limiting audit board members.
HTMLPDF434-261-120Referral of questionable ballots to canvassing board.
HTMLPDF434-261-125Free access system for provisional ballots.
HTMLPDF434-261-130Opening ballot container.
HTMLPDF434-261-140Precertification procedures.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
434-261-030Receipt of ballots at intermediate collection station. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.530. WSR 06-02-028, § 434-261-030, filed 12/28/05, effective 1/28/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-261-030, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-61-030, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 11-24-064, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630.
434-261-040Receipt of ballots at the counting center. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-261-040, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-61-040, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 11-24-064, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630.
434-261-060Vote tallying system—A manual count of random precincts. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-261-060, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-61-060, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 07-20-074, filed 10/1/07, effective 11/1/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-261-080Ballot enhancement—Optical scan systems. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 99-08-089, § 434-261-080, filed 4/6/99, effective 5/7/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, § 434-261-080, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97.] Repealed by WSR 05-17-145, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-261-085Ballot enhancement—Punch card systems. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.210, 29.36.150. WSR 02-07-029, § 434-261-085, filed 3/12/02, effective 4/12/02.] Repealed by WSR 05-17-145, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-261-090Ballot duplication. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, § 434-261-090, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97.] Repealed by WSR 05-17-145, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-261-105Tabulation of ballots to be continuous—Exception. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 05-17-145, § 434-261-105, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05.] Repealed by WSR 11-24-064, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630.
434-261-107Daily canvassing. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 05-17-145, § 434-261-107, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05.] Repealed by WSR 09-03-110, filed 1/21/09, effective 2/21/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
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