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Section 17-12-2

Statements of results.

The authority charged with the holding of an election or primary election shall cause to be prepared a statement of results on a form to be designated by the Secretary of State. The statement of results shall conform with the type of electronic voting machine to be used, and the designating number and letter, if the construction of the electronic voting machine is such as to require a designating number and letter, of each candidate (or proposition) shall be printed next to the candidate's name on the statement of results. The statements of results shall be preserved by the judge of probate for use in the event of contests.

(Acts 1939, No. 292, p. 443; Code 1940, T. 17, §113; §17-9-34; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §54.)
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