43.49  Canvass by county board.

On the Monday or Tuesday following the primary election, the board of supervisors shall meet, open and canvass the returns from each voting precinct in the county, and make abstracts thereof, stating in words written at length:

1.  The number of ballots cast in the county in each precinct by each political party, separately, for each office.

2.  The name of each person voted for and the number of votes given to each person for each different office.

3.  The votes of all write-in candidates who each received less than two percent of the votes cast for an office reported collectively under the heading "scattering".

If the day designated by this section for the canvass is a public holiday, the provisions of section 4.1, subsection 34, shall apply.

Section History: Early form

  [S13, § 1087-a19; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 577; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 43.49]

Section History: Recent form

  90 Acts, ch 1238, §3; 95 Acts, ch 189, §1

Internal References

  Referred to in § 43.67, 50.48, 331.383

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