Current through 2023, ch. 25
Section 1-13-13 - Post-election duties; county canvassing board; certifying resultsA. The county canvassing board shall meet to approve the report of the canvass of the returns and declare the results no sooner than six days and no later than ten days from the date of the election. A county canvassing board in a county with more than one hundred fifty thousand voters shall meet to approve the report of the canvass of the returns and declare the results no sooner than six days and no later than thirteen days from the date of the election.B. The county canvassing board, immediately upon approval of the report of the canvass of the returns of an election, shall issue a certificate of canvass of the results of the election and send one copy of the certified results to: (2) each local governing body with a candidate or ballot question receiving votes from any precinct in the county;(3) the secretary of state;(4) the state records center;(5) the state canvassing board, in the case of a statewide election or a special state election and the results are for candidates or ballot questions voted on by the voters of more than one county; and(6) in the case of a municipality whose laws provide for a top-two runoff, the municipality and the county clerk, if the results indicate the need for a top-two runoff election.C. On the thirty-first day after any primary or general election, the secretary of state shall issue to those candidates entitled by law election certificates, or certificate of nomination in the case of the primary election, to all county officers, magistrates and to members of the legislature elected from districts wholly within the county. In addition, the county canvassing board, immediately after completion of the canvass, shall declare the results of the election and of all ballot questions affecting only precincts within the county.1953 Comp., § 3-13-14, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, § 316; 1979, ch. 378, § 15; 2015, ch. 145, § 69.Amended by 2019, c. 212,s. 123, eff. 4/3/2019.Amended by 2015, c. 145,s. 69, eff. 7/1/2015.