Canvassing the Lists of Qualified Electors
§ 17-10-16 Challenge lists.
The local board shall prepare and annex a "challenge list" to each of these
canvassed and certified voting lists. The challenge list shall consist of the
names and addresses of all persons who are determined to be ineligible to vote
in the ensuing election at any time after the final list of eligible voters has
been certified by the local board. The challenge list shall also contain the
names and addresses of all persons who have been furnished mail ballots. The
challenge list shall also contain the names and addresses of all persons who,
after the final list of voters eligible to participate in the election have
been certified, become ineligible to vote for failure to comply with §
17-9.1-25. Provided, that the state board, by regulation, may authorize local
boards to code the certified list provided to voting district wardens to
indicate the ineligibility of a voter or the status of a voter as a mail ballot
voter, or the status of a voter as an inactive voter. Copies of the challenge
lists shall be furnished to political party workers at each polling place.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 203, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 312,
§ 1; P.L. 1983, ch. 172, § 5; P.L. 1994, ch. 171, § 5.)