08 ncac 09 .0107             first recouNt

In the first recount conducted by the county board of elections in accordance with G.S. 163-182.7, all ballots that were originally counted shall be counted again by machine. All ballots that are rejected for tabulation purposes by the machines shall be recounted by a bi-partisan team of four in accordance with 08 NCAC 09. 0106(d) or duplicated and counted by machine. Ballots accepted by the machines shall not be counted by hand, regardless of whether the ballot is marked, contains overvotes, or is blank.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 163-22; 163-182.7;

Temporary Adoption Eff. April 15, 2002;

Eff. August 1, 2004;

Readopted Eff. June 1, 2019;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2021.