Poll-watcher
In general, a scrutineer (also called Poll-watcher and Challenger in the United States), is a person who observes any process which requires rigorous oversight, either to prevent the occurrence of corruption or genuine mistakes. It is most commonly known as part of voting in an election, where the scrutineer observes the counting of ballot papers, in order to check that election rules are followed. There are other uses of the concept, such as in motorsport, when a scrutineer is responsible for ensuring that vehicles meet the technical regulations.

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POLL WATCHER’S GUIDE - Texas Secretary of State
POLL WATCHER’S GUIDE. Issued by the. SECRETARY OF STATE . ELECTIONS DIVISION. P.O. Box 12060 . Austin, Texas 78711-2060 . www.sos.state.tx.us (512) 463-5650
www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pollwatcher2012.pdf
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All About Poll Watchers: Rights & Responsibilities - Board of ...
A poll watcher is a representative of a candidate, political party, civic organization or proposition who is legally in the polling place to observe the conduct of the ...
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Poll watchers
A poll watcher is someone who is appointed by a candidate or a political party to observe the election day procedures in a precinct in South Carolina. The poll ...
www.state.sc.us/scsec/pollwatch.htm
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Scrutineer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In some jurisdictions, each candidate or party may have one scrutineer or Poll-watcher per constituency or precinct where voting or counting is taking place.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrutineer
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PICKET: GOP - Poll watcher in Detroit…
Tensions are high all over the country at the polls today. The Michigan Republican Party is alleging that a poll watcher in Detroit on Tuesday morning was threatened ...
www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2012/nov/6/picket-gop-poll-watcher-detroit-threatened-gun-911/
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Poll Watcher Information - St Lucie County Supervisor of Elections
This person is known as a poll watcher. The poll watcher observes the election process to see if any violation of the election laws occurs. If a violation occurs, the ...
www.slcelections.com/poll_watchers.htm
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EXCLUSIVE: Romney Campaign Training Poll…
Mitt Romney’s campaign has been training poll watchers in Wisconsin with highly misleading — and sometimes downright false — information about voters’ rights ...
thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/10/30/1106961/romney-wisconsin-poll-watchers/
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Illinois Pollwatchers Brochure - Illinois State Board of Elections ...
POLLWATCHER? A pollwatcher must be registered to vote in ... propositions. Each pollwatcher must have ... presented by the pollwatcher to the election judges ...
www.elections.il.gov/downloads/electioninformation/pdf/pollwtch.pdf
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Poll Watchers Guide - Iowa Secretary of State - State of Iowa
A poll watcher is a person who has official permission to be at the polling place on ... Any person with credentials may be a poll watcher unless the person is a: ...
sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/pollwatcherguidebook.pdf
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Poll Watchers - City and County of Denver
This page contains information those seeking to be poll watchers during a Denver election may find useful.
www.denvergov.org/clerkandrecorder/ClerkandRecorder/Elections/CampaignInformation/PollWatchers/tabid/438596/Default.aspx
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EXCLUSIVE: Romney Campaign Training Poll Watchers To Mislead ...
Oct 30, 2012 ... Hanyewi Sunkmanitu Tanka · Top Commenter · University of Phoenix. Poll Watchers cannot LEGALLY "challenge" voters. That is the job of Poll ...
Election 2012: Poll Watchers Deploy - ABC News
Nov 6, 2012 ... Army of Poll Watchers For Both Parties Deploys ... Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign rally at George Mason University, Nov.
Poll watchers could bring "chaos" in Ohio and elsewhere, national ...
Nov 1, 2012 ... Citizen poll watchers. So says Doug Chapin of the University of Minnesota, a widely acclaimed expert in how elections are conducted.
Democrats, advocates say they're ready to monitor poll watchers in ...
Nov 2, 2012 ... Doug Chapin, a University of Minnesota professor and elections expert, said while poll watchers and partisan lawyers are nothing new, the ...
Voters Feel Intimidated by Election Observers - Who Can Vote? - A ...
Aug 12, 2012 ... With its model of Poll-watcher training and voter-roll analysis used in at ... and the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of ...
Who may be present at the polling place in the 28 most competitive ...
This entry is intended to describe who, by law, may be present at the polling place in each of ... states in this year's election and what powers are afforded to " challengers" or "poll watchers". ... Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University ...
QLaw & ACS Present: Poll Watcher Training - UW Law School
Oct 18, 2008 ... University of Wisconsin QLaw ... Poll Watcher Training ... The ACLU will be providing a non-partisan poll watcher workshop to teach students ...
'Poll watchers' unlikely to cause Election Day problems, officials say ...
Nov 2, 2012 ... Some have expressed concerns that poll watchers trained by ... with the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law.
Election Day 2012: Boise Poll Watchers Use iPads to Aid New ...
Nov 6, 2012 ... Election Day morning, the University Christian Church near Boise State ... elections Election Day 2012: Boise Poll Watchers Use iPads to Aid ...
A poll duty to remember - Manila Bulletin
May 19, 2013 ... By Wrenz Carlo Serrano, University Of Santo Tomas ... Once I got my I.D. as a poll watcher, I knew it was now my job to help the truth prevail.
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Illinois local government: a handbook
Illinois local government: a handbook
James F. Keane, Gary Koch, 1990
which you are a candidate, you will need forty poll watchers. For each precinct, one poll watcher should work the early shift and one should work the late shift. In other words, one will be there when the polling place opens and one will be there ...
Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections
Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections
Larry J. Sabato, Howard R. Ernst, 2009
—John L. S. Simpkins poll watcher A poll watcher is a person who protects against voter fraud by ensuring that only those eligible to vote are allowed to cast votes on ELECTION DAY and that those who are eligible to vote do so at their proper ...
A Gringo Manual on how to Handle Mexicans
A Gringo Manual on how to Handle Mexicans
Jose Angel Gutierrez, 2001
Some Raza Unida poll watchers were doing their job. They were reading ballots clearly marked straight Raza Unida, and they were hearing the judge read the ballots as straight Democratic party votes. It didn't seem possible the election ...
Political Campaign Craftsmanship: A Professional's Guide to ...
Political Campaign Craftsmanship: A Professional's Guide to ...
Edward Schwartzman, 1989
Your poll watchers, who have probably been selected because of their previous experience in doing that kind of work or ... As each voter signs the affidavit and his name is called out, the poll watcher checks it in the precinct poll list to make ...
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Poll Watchers exposing corruption at the polls » The Right Scoop -
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Wisconsin objects to Romney training manual urging incognito poll watchers - Open Channel
The Wisconsin agency that oversees elections is objecting to an internal training handbook distributed by Mitt Romney’s campaign that appears to instruct volunteer poll observers in the state to conceal their ties to the GOP candidate when they show up at polling stations …
openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/30/14812255-wisconsin-objects-to-romney-training-manual-urging-incognito-poll-watchers?lite
Watch Colorado Poll Watcher Report ‘High Concentration of People of Color’ - COLORLINES
A Republican poll watcher complains that too many people of color were voting in Aurora, Colorado on Election Day.
colorlines.com/archives/2012/11/watch_a_colorado_gop_poll_watcher_report_a_high_concentration_of_people_of_color.html
Houston Poll Watcher Says NAACP ‘Ringleader’ Was Accused of Touching Voting Machine | TheBlaze.com
The poll watcher who said individuals in NAACP T-shirts took over a Houston polling site told TheBlaze Sunday that the "ringleader" of the group was also accused of touching an electronic voting machine that a voter was using. Eve Rockford said the woman in the NAACP attire first...
www.theblaze.com/stories/2012/11/04/houston-poll-watcher-says-naacp-ringleader-was-accused-of-touching-voting-machine/
HOLY VOTER FRAUD! Dem Poll Watcher Kicks Out GOP Inspectors in Philly (Video) | The Gateway Pundit
www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/11/shocking-audio-dem-poll-watcher-kicking-out-gop-inspectors-in-philly-video/
Harlingen Old Guard (keep the city stagnant) Red Liner Poll Watcher Reprimanded at the City of Harlingen Early Voting Polling Place – My Harlingen News
Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2013.
www.myharlingennews.com/?p=37707
How the Tea Party’s Building a ‘Poll Watcher’ Network for November - COLORLINES
True the Vote began as a small outfit in Houston three years ago. Now, its agenda for intimidating voters reaches all across the country.
colorlines.com/archives/2012/
love: Seminar for COMELEC Poll Watcher
May 13, 2013, Election Day. Manny people will be choosing among those people who run and admiring for different position.
joycegg111993.blogspot.com/2013/05/seminar-for-comelec-poll-watcher.html
Poll Watcher In Detroit Allegedly Threatened With Gun On Election Day « CBS Detroit
A legally credentialed poll watcher said he was threatened and intimidated while attempting to perform his legally allowed duties of observing the election process at a polling location in Detroit.
detroit.cbslocal.com/2012/11/06/poll-watcher-in-detroit-allegedly-threatened-with-gun-on-election-day/
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