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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 10. Tie Votes [15650 - 15673]

  ( Heading of Chapter 10 renumbered from Chapter 13 by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1073, Sec. 44. )

ARTICLE 2. At Primary Elections [15670 - 15673]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

15670.
  

This article applies only to:

(a) Candidates for delegates to a national convention for the nomination of party candidates for President and Vice President of the United States.

(b) Candidates for nomination at the direct primary to offices other than nonpartisan offices or voter-nominated offices.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 1, Sec. 59. (SB 6) Effective January 1, 2010. Operative January 1, 2011, pursuant to Sec. 67 of Ch. 1.)

15671.
  

In case of a tie vote for member of a county central committee, where the office is to be voted for wholly within one county, the election board shall forthwith summon the candidates who have received tie votes to appear before it, at a time and place to be designated by the board, and the board shall at that time and place determine the tie by lot.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 1, Sec. 60. (SB 6) Effective January 1, 2010. Operative January 1, 2011, pursuant to Sec. 67 of Ch. 1.)

15672.
  

In the case of a tie vote for an office other than a judicial or school office to be voted on in more than one county, the Secretary of State shall forthwith summon the candidates who have received tie votes to appear before him or her at his or her office at the State Capitol at a time to be designated by him or her. The Secretary of State shall at that time and place determine the tie by lot.

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

15673.
  

The summons mentioned in this article shall in every case be mailed to the address of the candidate as it appears upon his or her affidavit of registration, at least five days before the day fixed for the determination of the tie vote.

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

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