2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:6-27 - Board of State Canvassers


NJ Rev Stat § 19:6-27 (2013) What's This?

19:6-27. Board of State Canvassers
19:6-27. The Board of State Canvassers shall consist of five persons, including the chairman, who shall be the Governor of this State. In the absence of the Governor, the Secretary of State shall serve as the chairman of the board and in the absence of the Secretary of State, the Assistant Secretary of State shall serve as the chairman of the board. The remaining members of the board shall consist of four members of the Legislature appointed by the Governor. No more than two of the legislators shall be from the same political party. When the Governor is serving as chairman of the board, the Secretary of State shall be the clerk of the board. When the Secretary of State is serving as chairman of the board, the Assistant Secretary of State shall be the clerk of the board. When the Assistant Secretary of State is serving as chairman of the board, that person shall designate another person to be clerk of the board and shall administer to that person the oath prescribed in R.S. 19:21-4. The board shall meet at such times and places as the chairman thereof shall determine pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 19:21-1.

Amended by L. 1987, c.338,s.1.


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