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Chapter Eleven: Closing the Polls

 

1. What time do polls close on Election Day in Indiana?

            a. 6:00pm prevailing local time

            b. 8:00pm prevailing local time

            c. 5:00pm Indianapolis time

            d. 6:00pm Indianapolis time

 

2. Who should announce the closing of the polls?

            a. Any election official

            b. A voter standing in line

            c. The inspector

            d. No announcement is needed

 

3. After the inspector announces the closing of the polls, who can still cast a ballot?

            a. Nobody can cast a ballot after the inspector announces the closing of the polls

b. Poll workers can choose who they think should be allowed to vote after the inspector announces the closing of the polls

            c. Only voters over age 55 can vote after the closing of the polls

            d. Only people left in the chute or already in the process of voting may still vote

 

4. What should be done with voting equipment after all voters have voted?

a. The voting machines should be locked or voting systems disassembled and the polling place should be returned to its original setting

b. Poll workers should leave voting equipment at the polling place and go home

c. Voting equipment should be left unlocked and assembled

d. None of the above

 

5. Who is allowed inside the polling place after it is closed?

            a. Only the inspector

            b. Interested voters along with poll workers

            c. Only authorized election officials and watchers are allowed inside

            d. Only the circuit court clerk is allowed inside

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6. After all ballots are counted using your county’s procedures, what must be done with all election materials?

            a. Election materials should be left at the polling place

b. All election materials should be returned to the county election board office by the inspector and a judge of the opposite political party as quickly as possible after polls close

c. Some election materials should be left at the polling place and some taken home with the inspector to be delivered to the county election board office the following day

d. The inspector should take all election materials home and deliver them to the county election board office the following day

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