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Section 17-14-36

Electoral meeting; filling of vacancies.

The electors of President and Vice President are to assemble at the office of the Secretary of State, at the seat of government at 12:00 noon on the second Tuesday in December next after their election, or at that hour on such other day as may be fixed by Congress, to elect such President and Vice President, and those of them present at that hour must at once proceed by ballot and plurality of votes to supply the places of those who fail to attend on that day and hour.

(Code 1852, §345; Code 1867, §394; Code 1876, §346; Code 1886, §439; Code 1896, §1657; Code 1907, §450; Code 1923, §540; Acts 1935, No. 425, p. 895; Code 1940, T. 17, §226; Acts 1945, No. 386, p. 605; Acts 1951, No. 557, p. 973; §17-19-7; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §72.)
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