<html> <head> <title>Rule 05:02:16:09 Drawing of excess ballots.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:16:09"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:16:09 Drawing of excess ballots."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>5:02:16:09.&nbsp;&nbsp;Drawing of excess ballots.</b> If the number of ballots in the ballot box shall be found to exceed in number the number of voters in the pollbook, as reconciled by &nbsp;5:02:16:05 and 5:02:16:08, the ballots shall be replaced in the box, after any ballots folded together are stapled and endorsed, and one of the counting board members shall publicly draw from the ballot box, as many ballots, unopened, as shall be equal to the excess.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 4 SDR 26, effective October 27, 1977; 6 SDR 25, effective September 24, 1979; 25 SDR 167, effective July 6, 1999.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=12-1-9">12-1-9(4)</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=12-20-52">12-20-52.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=12-20-3">12-20-3.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>