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Session Laws, 1902 Session
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CHAP. 133.

the designation of the polling-place for which it is prepared, the
date of the election, and a fac-simile of the signature of the
president of the Board of Supervisors of Elections, by whom
the ballots have been prepared. Said ballot shall be printed

How ballots
be printed.

on the same leaf, with a detachable stub or coupon one inch
high and three inches wide, above the upper right hand corner
of the ballot, and binding on the upper edge thereof, but
separated therefrom Dy line running along the entire width of
said coupon. Upon said coupon shall be printed the words
"Voter's Name," with a line drawn thereunder for writing
said name, and under the said line the words "Number of
Voter," followed by a blank space for the insertion of num-
ber. Before distribution, said ballots shall be so folded in
marked creases, and no part of the marks or printing thereon,
excepting that upon the back and outside, and that upon
the detachable stub or coupon, shall be visible, and so that the
folded ballots shall be of uniform width and length, and of
proper width to be deposited in the ballot-boxes. All ballots,
when printed, shall be folded as above provided, and fastened
together in convenient numbers in packages, books or blocks,
so that each ballot may be detached and removed separately.
The said Boards of Supervisors of Elections, respectively,
shall, four days at least prior to the day of any election in
their respective counties and in said city, cause to be con-
spicuously and securely posted in one or more public places in
each voting precinct of their respective counties, or of said
city, accurate sample copies of the ballots to be used in such

ballot to be

district or precinct at the then approaching election ; such
sample copies shall be printed on light cardboard or heavy
sized paper of considerably magnified dimensions, and one of
them at least shall be placed upon the exterior of each build-
ing in which the polls will be held, so that the same can be
readily seen and examined by persons passing on the street
or road.
Section 133. The Board of Police Commissioners in the

Ballots to be
ordered by

city of Baltimore and the clerks of the Circuit Courts in the
counties to whom ballots have been returned under the pro-
visions of this Article, shall produce any such ballots in regard
to which testimony may be proposed to be taken before a
justice of the peace taking examinations in a contested elec-
tion, and shall furnish said justice copies of the same only in
the order first had and obtained from some of the Courts of
Baltimore city, or the Circuit Courts for the counties, or some
one of the judges thereof, and then in pursuance of the term
and conditions of said order and subject to its restrictions ;
and said Police Commissioners of Baltimore city and said
clerks, as the case may be, shall retain such ballots in posses-

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