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General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 5120



Offered by:


SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 5024

File No. 603

Cal. No. 443

After line 136, add the following:

"(j) Notwithstanding any provision of title 9 of the general statutes, the registrars of voters shall appoint polling place observers who shall be electors of the state and who shall only have access to the location designated for election day registration. Any candidate on the ballot for such election may designate, in writing, a proposed list of polling place observers to the registrars of voters not later than seven days before the day of such election. The registrars of voters shall choose one person from each candidate's list as an observer. "