Answer Key: Chapter Eleven

CHAPTER 11:  CLOSING THE POLLS

1. CORRECT ANSWER:  A. Polls close on Election Day in Indiana at 6:00pm prevailing local time.

 

2. CORRECT ANSWER:  C. The inspector should announce the closing of the polls.

 

3. CORRECT ANSWER:  D. Only people left in the chute or already in the process of voting may still vote after the inspector announces the closing of the polls.

 

4. CORRECT ANSWER:  A. The voting machines should be locked or voting systems disassembled and the polling place should be returned to its original setting after all voters have voted.

 

5. CORRECT ANSWER:  C. Only authorized election officials and watchers are allowed inside the polling place after it is closed.

 

6. CORRECT ANSWER:  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.