<html> <head> <title>Rule 05:02:16:42 Return of election material.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:16:42"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:16:42 Return of election material."> <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>5:02:16:42.&nbsp;&nbsp;Return of election material.</b> The sealed ballot box together with the sealed pollbook, sealed duplicate tally sheet and official vote count, sealed provisional ballot return envelope, registration lists, and envelopes containing the unofficial returns and all supplies and returns required shall be returned by the precinct superintendent or a precinct deputy designated by the precinct superintendent to the officer in charge of the election immediately after completing the vote count. The person delivering the supplies may not deface, destroy, or remove any seals or the pollbook, duplicate tally sheet, and registration lists or otherwise tamper with them.</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; 20 SDR 4, effective July 19, 1993; 25 SDR 167, effective July 6, 1999; 30 SDR 171, effective May 10, 2004.</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=12-20-21">12-20-21.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>