2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1407 — Election; results; rules and regulations; promulgation


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§1407. Election; results; rules and regulations; promulgation

A.(1) The director shall submit a written report of the election results to the state police commission and the secretary of state within one working day after completion of the counting of the election ballots or, if a runoff election is held, within one working day after completion of the counting of runoff election ballots. Upon receipt of the results of the election, the secretary of state shall promulgate the results thereof. The candidate who receives a majority of the votes cast in the election, or the greatest number of the votes cast in the runoff election, shall be elected, and the secretary of state shall notify said candidate of his election.

(2) In the event that the two candidates in the runoff election each receive the same number of votes in the runoff election, the winner shall be determined by lot by the secretary of state.

B. The secretary of state and the director of the State Police Service may make such reasonable rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Chapter.

Acts 1990, No. 788, §1, eff. Nov. 7, 1990.

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