Public Chapter 331
SENATE BILL NO. 888
Substituted for: House Bill No. 1464
By Ulysses Jones, John DeBerry, Larry Turner, Chumney, Cooper, Towns, Brooks
AN ACTTo amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 2, Chapter 5, Part 2, relative to voting machine ballots.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 2-5-206(b), is amended by adding the following as a new subdivision (3) and by redesignating the subsequent subdivision accordingly:
If the arrangement as set out in subdivisions (1) and (2) will not fit on the voting machine ballot, the county election commission may arrange the ballot so that the voting machine will accommodate the entire ballot including, without limitation, the arrangement of material in vertical columns with the office appearing first and the candidates for such office listed vertically beneath the office, with political party nominees indicated by (D) or (R) and independent candidates by (I)
SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 2-5-208(d)(1), is amended by adding the following:
If the ballot arrangement established in this section will not fit on a voting machine ballot, the county election commission may arrange the ballot so that the voting machine will accommodate the entire ballot.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.