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Section 168.883

Act 116 of 1954

168.883 Recount petition; notice to county clerk; preservation of ballots; investigation and recount by state canvassers.

Sec. 883.

   The secretary of state, upon receipt of any such petition for recount, shall immediately notify the county clerk of each county in which are located any precincts included in such petition for recount that a petition for such recount by the board of state canvassers has been filed and the ballots for such precincts shall be carefully preserved. Ballots and boxes shall remain in the possession of city or township clerks until requisitioned by the canvass board. The board of state canvassers, at as early a date as possible after the receipt of such petition and the deposit required, shall investigate the facts set forth in said petition and cause a recount of the votes cast in the several precincts included in the petition.

History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Popular Name: Election Code

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