MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.866 Recount petition; filing; deadline; filing of copy with secretary of state.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), recount petitions, either for an office or proposition, other than those filed with the secretary of state, shall be filed with the clerk of the board of county canvassers that originally conducted the canvass.
(2) For a school district election, recount petitions, either for an office or proposition, shall be filed with the clerk of the board of county canvassers that certified the result of the school district election.
(3) Recount petitions shall be filed within 6 days after the original canvass has been completed by the board of county canvassers. A copy of the recount petition shall also be filed with the secretary of state within 2 days after the time the original recount petition is filed with the board of county canvassers as provided in this section.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 38, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963
Am. 2010, Act 53, Imd. Eff. Apr. 22, 2010
Am. 2013, Act 51, Imd. Eff. June 11, 2013
Popular Name: Election Code
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