204C.09 Ballot preparation by election judges.
Subdivision 1. Initialing. Before the voting begins, or as soon as possible after it begins, at least two election judges shall each initial the backs of all the ballots. The election judges shall not otherwise mark the ballots.
Subd. 2. Distribution procedure. Official ballots shall be distributed only in the room containing the voting booths and only to individuals who are about to vote, except as otherwise provided in section 204C.15, subdivision 2. No official ballot shall be distributed to a voter unless it has been initialed by the election judges as provided in subdivision 1.
HIST: 1981 c 29 art 5 s 9