Main Content 116-1954-XXIX friendly link Printer Friendly index and updates Search within this Statute for MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)Act 116 of 1954 Chapter XXIX CANVASS BY THE PRECINCT INSPECTORS DocumentTypeDescription Section 168.801SectionCanvass of votes by precinct inspectors; public access. Section 168.802SectionExcess ballots; disposition. Section 168.803SectionCounting and recounting of votes; intent of voter; stray marks; instructions issued by secretary of state. Section 168.804SectionCanvass; tallying. Section 168.805SectionBallots; packaging; statement; placement in ballot box; seal; delivery. Section 168.806SectionDuplicate statements of returns; contents, certificate as to correctness. Section 168.806aSectionSeal; procedures. Section 168.807SectionElection results; availability. Section 168.808SectionStatement of returns; failure to sign certificate, falsification, penalty. Section 168.809SectionElection returns and records; delivery; unofficial tabulation. Section 168.810SectionPoll list; delivery to clerk. Section 168.810aSectionSecurity of election materials. Section 168.811SectionElection returns, records, and applications; preservation; destruction; time. Section 168.812SectionSending election results to secretary of state; obtaining election results. Section 168.813SectionProvisional ballot; tabulation; report.