CHAPTER 120

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 285

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 50, PART IV, TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO GENERAL ELECTIONS, AND THE NUMBER OF VOTING MACHINES TO BE SUPPLIED TO EACH ELECTION DISTRICT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 5005, Chapter 50, Part IV, Title 15, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new §5005 to read as follows:

§ 5005. Number of voting machines per election district

(a) In all general or primary elections every election district or polling place shall be supplied with at least one (1) voting machine for every six hundred (600) registered voters or a majority fraction thereof.

(b) In all special elections every election district or polling place shall be supplied with as many voting machines as the Department of Elections shall deem necessary to conduct an election properly and efficiently; provided, however, that there shall be not less than one (1) voting machine for each polling place nor more than one (1) voting machine for every six hundred (600) registered voters or a majority fraction thereof.