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16-535. Election marshal; appointment; powers and duties
A. The board of supervisors, at the time provided in section 16-531, shall appoint a qualified voter of the precinct as election marshal.
B. The election marshal shall preserve order at the polls and permit no violation of the election laws from the opening of the polls until the count of the ballots is completed. The election marshal shall also periodically measure the length of waiting times at that polling place throughout the day, and if the waiting time is thirty minutes or more, the marshal shall inform the officer in charge of elections and shall request additional voting machines, voting booths and board workers, as appropriate. The election marshal may perform the duties of any other election board member on a relief basis.