Portable, nesting voting booth

  • US 7,895,954 B2
  • Filed: 03/09/2010
  • Issued: 03/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/09/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A portable, nesting voting booth comprising:

  • an open-topped, open-faced semi-enclosure defined by a trapezoidal working surface having a peripheral front edge, a rear edge parallel to said front edge, and opposing side edges, said working surface being inclined downward from its rear edge to its front edge, and at least one privacy panel partially surrounding the peripheral rear edge and side edges of the working surface; and

    a tubular leg assembly fixedly attached to the working surface, the leg assembly having a horizontal floor base partially circumscribing a trapezoidal shape with opposing legs extending along non-parallel sides and joined at obtuse angles along a minor base, unbounded along a major base of said trapezoidal shape, said tubular leg assembly further comprising a vertical spacer extending upwardly from said floor base;

    a platform support comprising a pair of opposing members extending adjacent the opposing side edges of said working surface and inclined in conformance therewith for attaching the working surface to the leg assembly;

    said semi-enclosure being adapted for nesting like semi-enclosures, said leg assembly being adapted for nesting like leg assemblies, the semi-enclosure and leg assembly combined allowing said portable, nesting voting booth to horizontally nest with other voting booths of similar construction.

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