N.Y. Election Law Section 7-130

  • examination by voters and instruction in use of voting machines

One or more voting machines which shall contain the ballot labels, showing the title of officers to be voted for, and which shall so far as practicable contain the names of the candidates to be voted for, shall be placed on public exhibition in some suitable place by the board of elections, in charge of competent instructors, for at least three days during the thirty days next preceding an election. No voting machine which is to be assigned for use in an election shall be used for such purpose after having been prepared and sealed for the election. During such public exhibition, the counting mechanism of the machine shall be concealed from view and the doors may be temporarily opened only when authorized by the board or official having charge and control of the election. Any voter shall be allowed to examine such machine, and upon request shall be instructed in its use.

Source: Section 7-130 — Ballots; examination by voters and instruction in use of voting machines, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/7-130 (updated Jul. 3, 2020; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Jul. 3, 2020

§ 7-130’s source at nysenate​.gov

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