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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 15. SEMIFINAL OFFICIAL CANVASS, OFFICIAL CANVASS, RECOUNT, AND TIE VOTE PROCEDURES [15000 - 15702]

  ( Heading of Division 15 amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 21. )

CHAPTER 9. Recount [15600 - 15649]

  ( Heading of Chapter 9 renumbered from Chapter 12 by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 41. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15600 - 15601]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

15600.
  

Except as provided in this chapter, this chapter applies to all elections. The recount of votes cast for candidates for presidential electors shall be governed by this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

15601.
  

(a) The Secretary of State, within the Secretary of State’s existing budget, shall adopt regulations no later than January 1, 2008, for each voting system approved for use in the state and specify the procedures for recounting ballots, including vote by mail and provisional ballots, using those voting systems.

(b) No later than January 1, 2018, the Secretary of State shall revise and adopt regulations specifying procedures for recounting ballots, including regulations establishing guidelines for charges a county elections official may impose when conducting a manual recount pursuant to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 723, Sec. 1. (AB 44) Effective January 1, 2016.)

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