Election Law Section 7-200
Adoption and use of voting machine or system
1.The board of elections of the city of New York and other county boards of elections may adopt any kind of voting machine or system approved by the state board of elections, or the use of which has been specifically authorized by law; and thereupon such voting machine or system may be used at any or all elections and shall be used at all general or special elections held by such boards in such city, town or village and in every contested primary election in the city of New York and in every contested primary election outside the city of New York in which there are one thousand or more enrolled voters qualified to vote. No more than two types of voting machines or systems may be used by any local board of elections at a single election. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this subdivision, any local board of elections may borrow or lease for use on an experimental basis for a period of not more than one year each, voting machines or systems of any type approved by the state board of elections.
2.For five years after any voting machine or system of a type approved by the state board of elections pursuant to the election reform and modernization act of 2005 is first used in any election district, the local board of elections which owns such machine or system shall provide a model or diagram of such voting machine or system for each polling place in which any such election district is located. Such models or diagrams shall meet the standards set forth in regulations promulgated by the state board of elections.
3.Whenever there are more offices to be elected than can be accommodated on the voting machine or system or more candidates have been nominated for an office than can be accommodated on the voting machine or system, the local board of elections may provide for the use of separate paper ballots for such offices, when other offices are voted for on voting machines or systems by voters of the same election district.
Section 7-200 — Adoption and use of voting machine or system,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/ELN/7-200 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).