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Returns counted; result proclaimed.
The Secretary of State, in the presence of the Governor and Attorney General, or one of them, shall open certificates received pursuant to Section 17-14-51 and therefrom ascertain whether a majority of all the qualified electors of the state who voted at such election voted in favor of such amendment or amendments; and the result of the election shall be made known by proclamation of the Governor.
(Code 1886, §447; Code 1896, §1664; Code 1907, §438; Code 1923, §528; Code 1940, T. 17, §212; §17-17-3; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §74.)