13-15-104. Absentee ballot counting board. (1) The election administrator shall:
(a) give special instructions to any absentee ballot counting board appointed under 13-15-112 on the proper procedures for counting the absentee ballots; and
(b) provide the forms and supplies necessary for the board to perform its duties.
(2) The absentee ballot counting board shall:
(a) be in a room separate from where ballots are being cast;
(b) at any time prior to the closing of the polls but no sooner than 1 day before election day, start the count of the absentee votes cast; and
(3) An election judge or other individual having access to any results of early counting is subject to 13-35-241.
(4) The absentee ballot counting board shall take the oath and sign the affirmation specified in 13-15-207(4).