§ 24.2-657 Determination of vote on voting systems
Overview of Statute
This section provides the procedure for determining the vote count on voting systems.
(Effective until July 1, 2020)
§ 24.2-657. (Effective July 1, 2020) Determination of vote on voting systems.
1. Definition for Voting system
The electronic voting and counting machines used at elections. This term includes direct recording electronic machines (DRE) and ballot scanner machines.
2. Definition for Direct recording electronic machine
The electronic voting machine on which a voter touches areas of a computer screen, or uses other control features, to mark a ballot and his vote is recorded electronically.
3. Definition for State
A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
4. Definition for Person
Any individual or corporation, partnership, business, labor organization, membership organization, association, cooperative, or other like entity.
For the purpose of applying the filing and reporting requirements of this chapter, the term “person” shall not include an organization holding tax-exempt status under § 501(c) (3), 501(c) (4), or 501(c) (6) of the United States Internal Revenue Code which, in providing information to voters, does not advocate or endorse the election or defeat of a particular candidate, group of candidates, or the candidates of a particular political party.
5. Definition for Election
A general, primary, or special election.