08 ncac 04 .0306             DUTIES OF CUSTODIANS OF VOTING SYSTEMS

(a)  The chairman of the county board of elections shall be responsible for the safekeeping, storage, maintenance and care of the voting system. The voting system shall be properly stored in a safe, appropriate and secure location so that the system cannot be tampered with when not in use on election day. The county board of elections may appoint as many persons as determined necessary for the maintenance, storage and care of the voting system and for the proper preparation and testing of the voting system and delivery to the voting precincts preceding a primary or an election.  Persons employed for this purpose shall be compensated for their services as authorized by the county board of elections.

(b)  On election day when the system is used for voting purposes and until the county board chairman collects the system, the voting system shall be under the direct supervision and control of the chief judge unless provision for its custody is otherwise authorized.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 163-23; 163-165.7;

Temporary Adoption Eff. April 15, 2002;

Eff. August 1, 2004.