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Ballots to be counted, labeled, sealed, and delivered to returning officer.
Except where precinct ballot counters are used, the inspectors must count the ballots deposited in the box, and as soon as all the ballots contained in the box are counted, the inspectors shall roll up the ballots so counted and label the same so as to show for what officer or officers the ballots contained therein were received, and, when so rolled up and labeled, shall be securely sealed; the rejected ballots, if any, shall also be rolled up and labeled as rejected ballots and sealed up as the other parcels; and the packages so sealed up and labeled, together with one poll list, shall also be securely sealed up, shall be returned to and securely fastened up in the box from which such ballots were taken and counted and which shall also be securely sealed and labeled so as to show the nature of its contents and shall be delivered to the sheriff.
(Code 1876, §288; Code 1886, §384; Code 1896, §1640; Code 1907, §416; Code 1923, §506; Code 1940, T. 17, §195; §17-13-4; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §56.)