2 edition of Contested Elections and Recounts One found in the catalog.
|Statement||United States Government Printing|
|Publishers||United States Government Printing|
|LC Classifications||October 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||81|
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Back then, election ballots in most states were printed, distributed by political parties and cast publicly.
The results of the recount must be reported to the appropriate canvassing board. Most of the county recounts were uneventful, but a few issues arose. In all other instances, the requester is responsible for costs associated with the recount. A recount in Michigan was allowed to proceed for three days before being halted by court order, and a federal lawsuit to compel a recount in Pennsylvania was dismissed.
In 42 states, candidates themselves can seek a recount, though they have to Contested Elections and Recounts One for all or part of the cost unless they turn out to be the winners. CRS Report: Procedure for House-Contested Election Cases. Leon Circuit Judge John Cooper eventually dismissed the suit, after which the plaintiffs appealed to the to overturn the dismissal, and requested that the electoral college's vote be postponed to allow the recount to be conducted.
For general elections and any election involving a ballot measure, the deadline is no later than 4:00 p. North Dakota See also: Automatic recount procedures North Dakota requires an automatic recount under the following circumstances:• The deadline to request a statewide or multi-county recount is within five days before 5:00 p.
Does your state require automatic recounts?
Alaska See also: Automatic recount procedures If two or more candidates receive a tie vote, state law requires an automatic recount paid for by the state.
within seven days after the day of the canvass.