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New York Consolidated Laws, Election Law - ELN § 7-128. Ballots;  inspection of

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1. Each officer or board charged with the duty of providing official ballots for an election shall have sample ballots open to public inspection five days before the election for which they were prepared and the official ballots open to such inspection four days before such election except that the sample and official ballots for a village election held at a different time from a general election shall be open to public inspection at least two days before such election.  During the times within which the ballots are open for inspection, such officer or board shall deliver to each voter applying therefor a sample of the ballot which he is entitled to vote.

2. Each officer or board charged with the duty of preparing ballots to be used on voting machines in any election shall give written notice, by first class mail, to all candidates, except candidates for member of the county committee, who are lawfully entitled to have their names appear thereon, of the time when, and the place where, they may inspect the voting machines to be used for such election.  The candidates or their designated representatives may appear at the time and place specified in such notice to inspect such machines, provided, however, that the time so specified shall be not less than two days prior to the date of the election.

A candidate, whose name appears on the ballot for an election district or his designated representative, may, in the presence of the election officer attending the voting machine, inspect the face of the machine to see that his ballot label is in its proper place, but at no time during the inspection shall the booth be closed.

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