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(1) If an appointment has been made to replace a candidate, as provided in 13-10-326 , 13-10-327 , or 13-10-328 , MCA, or if a candidate for Lieutenant Governor has been advanced to the candidacy for Governor, as provided in 13-10-328 , MCA, after the ballots have been prepared but before the election, the election administrator may:

(a) correct the ballot in a manner consistent with the following:

(i) if the ballot is a paper ballot that is not produced for use with a voting system, follow the procedures in (1) (b) or (c) ;

(ii) if the ballot is a paper ballot that is produced for use with a voting system, correction of the ballot shall be in accordance with the procedures specified in the instruction manuals, user guides, and technical manuals provided by the manufacturer of the voting system, as well as the election judge handbook provided by the office of the Secretary of State, except in cases in which those materials conflict with state laws or rules, in which case the laws or rules shall apply;

(b) have the entire ballot redone; or

(c) have a separate ballot prepared only for the office for which the new candidate is a candidate.

History: 13-12-204, MCA; IMP, 13-12-204, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 2671, Eff. 10/27/06.

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