Section: 3-706

POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS (Rename History)

Most recent version of the final adopted rule codified in the D.C. Municipal Regulations (DCMR)


Effective Date : 12/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Authority : District of Columbia Election Code of 1955, approved August 12, 1955, as amended (69 Stat. 699; D.C. Official Code § 1-1001.05(a)(14) (2016 Repl.)).

Source : Final Rulemaking published at 39 DCR 2467, 2482 (April 10, 1992); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 51 DCR 7406 (July 30, 2004); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 56 DCR 5753, 5755 (July 17, 2009); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 4245, 4249 (May 14, 2010); as amended by Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 7081 (August 6, 2010)[EXPIRED]; as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 11123, 11124 (November 26, 2010); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 61 DCR 625 (January 24, 2014); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 62 DCR 14744 (November 13, 2015); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 65 DCR 6543 (June 15, 2018); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 67 DCR 14502 (December 11, 2020).

Editor's Note :

Rulemaking notices were published in the D.C. Register(DCR) and Adopted Rules were codified into the D.C. Municipal Regulations (DCMR)

  Notice ID Register Category Heading Notice/
Adopted Section
Register Issue/
Effective Date
R0045784 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
12/11/2020

N0097623 Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking Election, Board of - Notice of Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking - Chapter 5, Voter Registration, Chapter 7, Election Procedures. View Text 9/11/2020
Vol 67/38
N0090967 Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking Elections, Board of - Notice of Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking - To establish the deadline for the receipt of absentee ballots, eliminate the writing requirement with respect to request for polling place reassignment, and clarify that cameras may be used in voting and counting location as long as they do not disrupt or interfere with the election administration process View Text 3/20/2020
Vol 67/12
R0035309 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
6/15/2018

N0071059 Final Rulemaking Elections, D.C. Board of - Notice of Final Rulemaking - Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 33 View Text 6/15/2018
Vol 65/24
N0055912 Final Rulemaking Elections , Board of - Notice of Final Rulemaking - Amendments to Chapters 1-3, 5-11, 14-17 to bring the rules into conformity with the Voter Registration Access and Modernization Amendment Act of 2014, and the Primary Date Alteration Amendment Act of 2014. View Text 11/13/2015
Vol 62/47
N0054701 Proposed Rulemaking Elections, Board of - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Amendments to Chapters 1-3, 5-11 and 14-17 to bring the rules into conformity with the Voter Registration Access and Modernization Amendment Act of 2014, and the Primary Date Alteration Amendment Act of 2014. View Text 8/14/2015
Vol 62/34
R0017983 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
11/13/2015

N0046001 Final Rulemaking Elections, Board of - Notice of Final Rulemaking - Amendments establish a new Chapter 12, govern non-resident petition circulators, revise effective date of changes to party affiliation status, and revise rules to mirror the processing procedures of FOIA requests at subordinate agencies View Text 1/24/2014
Vol 61/4
R0015125 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
1/24/2014

N0045214 Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking Board of Elections Notice of Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking to 3 DCMR Chapters 5-7; 10-17; and 20. View Text 11/22/2013
Vol 60/50
R0009697 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
11/26/2010

N0005488 Final Rulemaking Notice of Final Rulemaking, 3 DCMR Chapter 7, "Election Procedures," and Section 806, “Prohibition of Labels and Stickers, and Authorization of Hand Stamps for Casting Write-In Votes." View Text 11/26/2010
Vol 57/48
N0004172 Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking Notice of Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking, Chapter 7, "Election Procedures" View Text 8/6/2010
Vol 57/32
N0003919 Proposed Rulemaking Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Chapter 7, "Election Procedures" View Text 7/16/2010
Vol 57/29
R0007947 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
5/14/2010

N0002319 Final Rulemaking Notice of Final Rulemaking, 3 DCMR Chapter 7, "Election Procedures" View Text 5/14/2010
Vol 57/20
N0001762 Proposed Rulemaking Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Chapter 7, "Election Procedures" View Text 3/19/2010
Vol 57/12
R0022166 Adopted Rule POLL WATCHERS AND ELECTION OBSERVERS View Text Effective:
1/1/1900