<html> <head> <title>Rule 05:02:16:14 Scrutiny of ballots by counting board.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:16:14"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:16:14 Scrutiny of ballots by counting board."> <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>5:02:16:14.&nbsp;&nbsp;Scrutiny of ballots by counting board.</b> At least two precinct deputies of the counting board of opposite political parties shall scrutinize each ballot to determine the vote on that ballot. The precinct superintendent shall break any tie on a ballot.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 4 SDR 26, effective October 27, 1977; 20 SDR 4, effective July 19, 1993; 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=12-15-14">12-15-14</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=12-15-14.1">12-15-14.1</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=12-20-5">12-20-5.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>