6.0106 Rules.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 6.0106 ]

(a) The Chief Election Officer may adopt, amend, and repeal rules under the Administrative Procedure Act, section 4.1001 et seq., governing elections held under this title, election procedures, and the selection, establishment, use, and operation of all voting systems now in use or to be adopted in the Territory, and all other similar matters relating thereto as in his judgment shall be necessary to carry out the purposes of this title.

(b) In adopting, amending, and repealing rules for qualified electors who cannot vote at the polls in person and all other qualified electors, the Chief Election Officer shall provide for voting by those persons in a manner as to insure secrecy of the ballot and to preclude tampering with the ballots of these qualified electors and other election frauds. The rules, when adopted in conformity with section 4.1001 et seq., have the force and effect of law.

History: 1977, PL 15-42 § 1.