2010 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 17 - Contested Elections
2-17-114 - Certification of judgment.

2-17-114. Certification of judgment.

(a)  A judgment confirming an election or declaring a person elected to an office commissioned by the governor shall be certified to the secretary of state. In all other cases, the judgment shall be certified to the tribunal before which the officer is required to qualify.

(b)  A judgment declaring a tie shall be certified to the officer or body entitled to cast the deciding vote, if any, and, if none, to the officer or body authorized to fill the vacancy or order a new election.

(c)  A judgment declaring an election void shall be certified to the officer or body authorized to fill the vacancy or order a new election.

[Acts 1972, ch. 740, § 1; T.C.A., § 2-1714.]  

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