Frequently Asked Questions
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|In a county that uses a Central Count system, who delivers the ballots to the central count location?||
When there are municipal offices or referenda on the ballot:
One option is for at least three inspectors (preferably all inspectors ) to accompany the ballots to the central count. When the municipality's ballots are counted, the inspectors sign the municipal board of canvassers statement, and deliver the completed document to the municipal clerk.
The second option is for the clerk* or two inspectors to deliver the ballots to the central count. At least three inspectors (preferably all inspectors) acting as the municipal board of canvassers meet the following morning to sign the municipal canvass, which includes the tabular statement, summary and certification.
When there are no municipal offices or referenda on the ballot:
Either two election inspectors or the municipal clerk* deliver the ballots to the central count location.
*It’s a good idea for the municipal clerk not to deliver ballots to the central count if the clerk is a candidate at the election.