Today's Law As Amended

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AB-813 Election results.(2013-2014)



SECTION 1.

 Section 15372 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

15372.
 (a) The elections official shall prepare a certified statement of the results of the election and submit it to the governing body within 30 28  days of the election or, in the case of school district, community college district, county board of education, or special district elections conducted on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd-numbered years, no later than the last Monday before the last Friday of that month.
(b) The elections official shall post the certified statement of the results of the election on his or her Internet Web site in a downloadable spreadsheet format that may include, but is not limited to, a comma-separated values file or a tab-separated values file and that is compatible with a spreadsheet software application that is widely used at the time of the posting. The certified statement of the election results shall be posted and maintained on the elections official’s Internet Web site for a period of at least 10 years following the election. This subdivision shall apply only to an elections official who uses a computer system that has the capability of producing the election results in a downloadable spreadsheet format without requiring modification of the computer system.

SEC. 2.

 Section 15501 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

15501.
 (a) Except as to presidential electors, the Secretary of State shall compile the results for all of the following:
(1) All candidates for statewide office.
(2) All candidates for Assembly, State Senate, Congress, State Board of Equalization, Supreme Court, and Courts of Appeal.
(3) All statewide measures.
(b) The Secretary of State shall prepare, certify, and file a statement of the vote from the compiled results no later than the 38th day after the election. The Secretary of State shall post the certified statement of the vote on his or her Internet Web site in a downloadable spreadsheet format that may include, but is not limited to, a comma-separated values file or a tab-separated values file and that is compatible with a spreadsheet software application that is widely used at the time of the posting. The certified statement of the