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SECTION 5-206
Watchers
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 5, TITLE 2
§ 5-206. Watchers. 1. Each political party or independent body duly
nominating or entitled to nominate candidates for offices to be filled
at the election may, by a writing signed by the duly authorized chairman
or secretary of the county, city, town or village committee of such
political party or independent body, and delivered to and filed with one
of the inspectors of election, appoint not more than two watchers to
attend any meeting or meetings of the inspectors for an election
district held for the registration of voters thereof.

2. Each watcher must be a qualified voter of the city or county in
which he is to serve. Such watchers may be present at such place of
registration from at least fifteen minutes before the commencement of
such meeting until after the completion of the duties of the board of
inspectors for that day of registration. Any watcher may examine any
challenge list furnished by the board of elections.