20-122. Same; names and addresses of attorneys; certificate evidencing qualifications and voting; separate envelopes; preservation of ballots and certificates. The clerk of the supreme court may use the roster of attorneys in the clerk's office licensed to practice law in Kansas for ascertaining the names and places of residence of those entitled to receive ballots and for ascertaining the qualifications of those nominated for membership on the commission. The clerk shall supply with each ballot distributed a certificate to be signed and returned by the member of the bar voting such ballot, evidencing the qualifications of such member of the bar to vote, and certifying that the ballot was voted by the certifying voter.
To the end that the vote cast may be secret a separate envelope shall be provided for the ballot, in which the voted ballot only shall be placed, and the envelope containing the voted ballot shall be returned in an envelope, also to be supplied by the clerk, together with the signed certificate. No ballot not accompanied by the signed certificate of the voter shall be counted. When the voted ballots are received by the clerk they shall be separated from the certificates by the canvassers, and after the ballots are counted and the results certified both the ballots and the certificates shall be preserved by the clerk for a period of six months and no one shall be permitted to inspect them except on order of the supreme court. At the end of such six months period the clerk, unless otherwise ordered by the supreme court, shall destroy them.
History: L. 1959, ch. 158, § 4; L. 2003, ch. 99, § 3; July 1.
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