44.3.2404 DETERMINING A VALID VOTE ON AN ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM
(1) A vote on an electronic voting system consists of a voter's selection of a candidate or answer to a ballot question appearing on the voting surface of the device, followed by the voter activating the cast vote indicator.
(a) All electronic voting system equipment shall provide for the use of a device for the voter to enter the name of a write-in candidate where applicable. Except as provided in ARM 44.3.2405, a write-in vote may be counted only if the write-in vote identifies an individual by any of the designations filed pursuant to 13-10-211(1)(a), MCA, and the oval, box, or other designated voting area on the ballot is marked.
(b) If a voter does not mark a candidate, judicial retention choice, or issue choice, the valid votes for other candidates or issues on the same ballot shall be counted.
History: 13-15-206, MCA; IMP, 13-15-206, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 93, Eff. 1/16/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2671, Eff. 10/27/06; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 916, Eff. 4/16/10.