MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.862 Fraud or mistake in canvass or returns of votes; recount petition by candidate; good-faith belief in winning.
A candidate for office who believes he or she is aggrieved on account of fraud or mistake in the canvass or returns of the votes by the election inspectors may petition for a recount of the votes cast for that office in any precinct or precincts as provided in this chapter. The candidate must be able to allege a good-faith belief that but for fraud or mistake, the candidate would have had a reasonable chance of winning the election.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1958, Act 192, Eff. Sept. 13, 1958
Am. 1976, Act 141, Imd. Eff. June 2, 1976
Am. 2003, Act 302, Eff. Jan. 1, 2005
Am. 2018, Act 128, Eff. Aug. 1, 2018
Popular Name: Election Code
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