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DIVISION 6. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS [6000 - 6954]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

PART 1. PARTISAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES [6000 - 6884]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 3. American Independent Party Presidential Primary [6500 - 6647]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 7. Postelection Proceedings [6640 - 6647]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

6640.
  

The Secretary of State shall, not later than the 32nd day after the election, compile and file in his or her office a statement of the canvassed returns filed with him or her by the election officials.

The compiled statement shall show for each group the total of the votes received, the votes received in each county, and the names of the candidates comprising that group.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 55, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2001.)

6641.
  

The Secretary of State shall, not later than the 32nd day after the election, issue a certificate of election to each person who is a member of the group that received the largest vote cast for any group of that party, the person thereby being elected as delegate to his or her national party convention.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 55, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2001.)

6642.
  

Any person who receives, by write-in vote, a plurality of the votes cast in the delegate selection primary shall, within 37 days after the primary election, file a list of delegates to the national convention with the Secretary of State in the manner prescribed in Sections 6563 and 6564.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 55, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 2001.)

6643.
  

If the candidate fails to file a list of delegates, the state central committee of the party shall, within 10 days of the end of the 37-day period required in Section 6642, file a list of delegates with the Secretary of State. The delegation shall go to the convention unpledged to any candidate.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 55, Sec. 9. Effective January 1, 2001.)

6644.
  

If a group of candidates for delegates preferring a particular presidential candidate are elected at the presidential primary, the delegates to the national convention shall, before leaving the state to attend the convention, meet together and select a chairperson of the delegation.

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

6645.
  

If a group of candidates for delegates expressing no preference for a particular presidential candidate are elected, the chairperson of the group shall serve as chairperson of the delegation. If, for any reason, the chairperson of the group becomes unable to serve as chairperson of the delegation, the delegates shall meet and select a new chairperson as provided in Section 6644.

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

6646.
  

If a vacancy exists in the office of the delegate or alternate, the chairperson of the delegation shall designate a person to fill that vacancy.

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

6647.
  

The alternate of any delegate who is unable to attend the convention shall attend the convention in his or her place and shall otherwise discharge the duties of that delegate. An alternate shall not vote in place of the delegate whom he or she represents when the delegate is occupying his or her seat at the convention.

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

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