LCR 47. JURORS (a) Examination of Jurors (1) Juror Questionnaires. The trial judge shall direct that individual questionnaires of jurors dealing with matters of a personal or sensitive nature shall be filed under seal. Juror questionnaires may not be removed from the courtroom without the express permission of the trial judge. At the conclusion of voir dire, juror questionnaires shall be returned to the court. (2) Juror Information Form. Juror Information Forms will not be filed with the court file. The Juror Information Form may not be removed from the courtroom without the express permission of the trial judge. At the conclusion of voir dire, the Juror Information Forms will be returned to the court. (d) Empaneling Jury. The Spokane County Superior Court shall employ a properly programmed electronic data processing system to make random selection of jurors as authorized by RCW 2.36.063 and RCW 2.36.093. The presiding judge is empowered to take any necessary action on behalf of the court. The master jury list shall be selected during July of each year from an unrestricted random sample from the names of all registered voters filed with the county auditor without regard to location of precinct, the judges having determined that a fair and random selection may be achieved without division of the county into jury districts. A general jury venire as now provided by law shall be issued for jurors for service for such term and at such frequency as may be required consistent with applicable law. (e) Challenge. (9) Peremptory Challenges. The exercise or waiver of peremptory challenges shall be noted secretly on the jury list.
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