2014 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 7 - Elections
CHAPTER 17 - CANVASS OF VOTES; CERTIFICATES AND RECORDS OF RESULTS
SECTION 7-17-10. Meeting and organization of county boards of canvassers.

SC Code § 7-17-10 (2014) What's This?

The commissioners of election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, state officers, circuit solicitors, members of the General Assembly, and county officers or any of these officers shall meet in some convenient place at the county seat on the Friday next following the election, before one o'clock in the afternoon of that day, and shall proceed to organize as the county board of canvassers. They may appoint some competent person as secretary. The chairman shall then proceed to administer the constitutional oath to each member of the board, as canvassers, and shall administer the constitutional oath to the secretary, and the secretary shall administer to the chairman the same oath that he has administered to the other members of the board. The commissioners of election for members of Congress and presidential electors or any of these officers shall likewise meet at the same time at the county seat and shall in the same manner proceed to organize as the county board of canvassers for the election of the federal officers.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 23-451; 1952 Code Section 23-451; 1942 Code Section 2310; 1932 Code Section 2310; Civ. C. '22 Section 244; Civ. C. '12 Section 242; Civ. C. '02 Section 216; G. S. 220; R. S. 174; 1882 (17) 1119; 1968 (55) 2316; 2002 Act No. 261, Section 1, eff May 20, 2002.

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