2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1360 — Runoff election; qualifying of candidates; procedure


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§1360. Runoff election; qualifying of candidates; procedure

In the event no candidate is elected in the first election, the candidates who receive the two highest number of votes cast in the election shall qualify as candidates in the runoff election. The director shall provide for the conduct of the runoff election in the same manner as provided in R.S. 42:1354, except that the ballots and election brochures for the runoff election shall be distributed not less than twenty nor more than twenty-five days after completion of the counting of votes in the initial election. All votes in the runoff election shall be cast prior to the close of voting prescribed in the election brochure for the runoff election.

Acts 1988, No. 164, §1; Acts 1997, No. 45, §1; Acts 2003, No. 332, §1.

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