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DIVISION 6. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS [6000 - 6954]

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

PART 2. ELECTIONS FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS [6900 - 6954]

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

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [6900 - 6909]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

6900.
  

The term “elector” or “presidential elector” as used in this chapter means an elector of President and Vice President of the United States, and not an elector as defined in Section 321.

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

6901.
  

Whenever a political party, in accordance with Section 6864, 7100, 7300, 7578, or 7843, submits to the Secretary of State its certified list of nominees for electors of President and Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of State shall notify each candidate for elector of his or her nomination by the party. The Secretary of State shall cause the names of the candidates for President and Vice President of the several political parties to be placed upon the ballot for the ensuing general election.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 726, Sec. 3. (AB 477) Effective January 1, 2016.)

6902.
  

At the general election in each leap year, or at any other time as may be prescribed by the laws of the United States, there shall be chosen by the voters of the state as many electors of President and Vice President of the United States as the state is then entitled to.

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

6903.
  

On or before the day of meeting of the electors, the Governor shall deliver to the electors a list of the names of electors, and he or she shall perform any other duties relating to presidential electors which are required of him or her by the laws of the United States.

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

6904.
  

The electors chosen shall assemble at the State Capitol at 2 o’clock in the afternoon on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December next following their election.

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

6905.
  

In case of the death or absence of any elector chosen, or if the number of electors is deficient for any other reason, the electors then present shall elect, from the citizens of the state, as many persons as will supply the deficiency.

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

6906.
  

The electors, when convened, if both candidates are alive, shall vote by ballot for that person for President and that person for Vice President of the United States, who are, respectively, the candidates of the political party which they represent, one of whom, at least, is not an inhabitant of this state.

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

6907.
  

The electors shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and in separate ballots the person voted for as Vice President.

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

6908.
  

The electors shall make separate lists of all persons voted for as President and of all persons voted for as Vice President, and of the number of votes for each, which lists they shall sign, certify, seal, and transmit by mail to the seat of the Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate.

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

6909.
  

Each presidential elector shall receive ten dollars ($10) for his or her services, and mileage at the rate of five cents ($0.05) per mile for each mile of travel from his or her domicile to the State Capitol and return.

Their accounts therefor shall be certified by the Secretary of State, and audited by the Controller, who shall draw his or her warrants for the same on the Treasurer, payable out of the General Fund.

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

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