2018 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 168 - Michigan Election Law
Act 116 of 1954 MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (168.1 - 168.992)
116-1954-XXXI CHAPTER XXXI THE STATE CANVASS (168.841...168.848)
Section 168.846 Board of state canvassers; tie vote, certification to legislature, determination.

Universal Citation: MI Comp L § 168.846 (2018)
168.846 Board of state canvassers; tie vote, certification to legislature, determination.

Sec. 846.

In case 2 or more persons have an equal and the highest number of votes for any office, as canvassed by the board of state canvassers, the board of state canvassers shall certify the result of the canvass as to such office to the legislature and the legislature in joint convention shall choose 1 of said persons to fill such office. When the determination of the board of state canvassers is contested, the legislature in joint convention shall decide which person is elected.

History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Popular Name: Election Code

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