YSC, Title 7. Election
Chapter 3.  Boards of Election
§301.  Boards of election; created; appointment of members.
§302.  Powers and duties.
     §301.  Boards of election; created; appointment of members.
     The Election Commissioner shall appoint a board of election for each election district whose members shall serve until resignation or until their successors are appointed.  The members shall be citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia registered to vote under the provisions of this title and be of such numbers as are necessary to have at least two board members present at each polling place.  No board member shall participate in an election campaign during his appointment.
Source:  YSL 2-81, modified.
      §302.  Powers and duties.
      Each board of election member shall have the powers and duties as follows:
     (a)  To perform all duties prescribed by law;
     (b)  To supervise and manage each polling place;
     (c)  To receive, preserve and maintain ballot boxes, locks, maps, cards of instructions and other supplies and equipment necessary to conduct the election;
     (d)  To give such instruction deemed necessary for the orderly conduct of the election;
     (e)  To provide for the issuance of all notices and publications concerning the election;
     (f)  To review and examine the sufficiency and validity of nominating petitions and other documents where the Election Commissioner designates the board to act in his stead;
     (g)  To receive and transmit all ballot boxes, locked, and sealed, to the Election Commissioner;
     (h)  To receive, investigate and decide complaints concerning election irregularities and determine the residence qualifications of voters, subject to review according to section 818 of this title;
     (i)  To recommend to the Election Commissioner designation of appropriate polling places for each voting precinct.
     (j)  To perform such other duties as are prescribed by law or rules issued by the Election Commissioner;
     (k)  To register electors; and
     (l)  To update the general state register every year.
Source:  YSL 2-81, as amended by YSL 5-11, modified.
Cross-reference:  The Legislature is authorized to provide for the method of voting at elections and for voter registration pursuant to Yap Const., Art. IV, Sect. 2.  Section 818 of this title is on election irregularities, complaints, and procedures.