2015 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 17 - Elections
Chapter 17-4 - Federal Elective Officers
Section 17-4-11 - Meeting of electors – Vacancies.

RI Gen L § 17-4-11 (2015) What's This?

§ 17-4-11 Meeting of electors – Vacancies. – Presidential electors elected pursuant to this chapter shall meet in the state house in the city of Providence on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December after their election, at the hour of 12 o'clock noon of that day, and if there is any vacancy in the office of electors, occasioned by death, refusal to act, neglect to attend, or other cause, the electors present shall immediately proceed to fill, by roll call and by a plurality of votes, the vacancy in the electoral college; and when the electors appear, or the vacancy is filled as provided in this section, they shall proceed to perform the duties required of electors by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 827, § 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 17, § 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 16, § 6; P.L. 1929, ch. 1407, § 1; G.L. 1936, ch. 16, § 5; P.L. 1936 (s.s.), ch. 2439, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 323, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 17-4-3; G.L. 1956, § 17-4-11; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1.)

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