2022 California Code
Elections Code - ELEC
DIVISION 15 - SEMIFINAL OFFICIAL CANVASS, OFFICIAL CANVASS, RECOUNT, AND TIE VOTE PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 9 - Recount
ARTICLE 3 - Voter-Requested Recounts
Section 15631.

Universal Citation: CA Elec Code § 15631 (2022)

15631. On recount, ballots may be challenged for incompleteness, ambiguity, or other defects, in accordance with the following procedure:

(a) The person challenging the ballot shall state the reason for the challenge.

(b) The official counting the ballot shall count it as he or she believes proper and then set it aside with a notation as to how it was counted.

(c) The elections official shall, before the recount is completed, determine whether the challenge is to be allowed. The decision of the elections official is final.

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

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