Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 14 - INDEPENDENT AGENCIES
Subtitle 30 - STATE HIGHER EDUCATION LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
Chapter 14.30.05 - Elections
14.30.05.10 - Challenged Ballots
14.30.05.10. Challenged Ballots
A. A voter may be challenged for cause by a designated observer described in Regulation .09 of this chapter.
B. If a voter is challenged for cause, the challenged voter may vote and then:
(1) Place the ballot in an envelope marked only "Secret Ballot";
(2) The "Secret Ballot Envelope" shall next be sealed in a separate envelope marked "Challenged Ballot Envelope", which identifies on the outside:
(a) The identity of the challenged voter;
(b) The name of the person making the challenge; and
(c) The reason for the challenge.
(3) The challenged voter shall then report to the Board representative at the election who shall allow the challenged voter to place the "Challenged Ballot Envelope" into the container with the regularly cast ballots.
(4) If a mail ballot election, the Board representative shall write on the outer envelope the cause of the challenge and set the challenged ballot aside.