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Section 17-17-7

Officers not to compare poll list with ballot.

Any inspector, clerk, watcher, or chair of an executive committee who compares the number on the poll list with the number of the ballot of any voter for the purpose of ascertaining how any voter voted, except in case of contest, shall be guilty, upon conviction, of a Class C misdemeanor.

(Code 1907, §6821; Code 1923, §3944; Code 1940, T. 17, §398; §17-16-49; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §87.)
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