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Election Recounts - National Conference of State …

(7 days ago) The laws governing recounts varies state by state, and a handful of states do not offer a recount process at all. In those states, a defeated candidate’s only remedy is to contest the result of the election in court. In the other states, a recount can be automatically triggered if results are within a certain margin, or it can be requested.

https://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/automatic-recount-thresholds.aspx

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Recount laws in key states in the presidential race

(4 days ago) Recount law: Yes. Does state law mandate recounts?: No. Can a non-mandatory recount be requested?: Yes. Under what circumstances?: A margin of 1 percent or less is required in an election with more than 4,000 votes cast. Deadline to request a non-mandatory recount?: Third business day after county canvass. When must non-mandatory recount be

https://news.yahoo.com/recount-laws-key-states-presidential-183748290.html

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What You Need to Know About the Recount Laws of the

(3 days ago) Nevada law contains a “right to recount” for a tie vote, which while not particularly likely, is somewhat illustrative of how recounts are viewed generally in the Silver State. Any candidate

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-recount-laws-of-the-remaining-battleground-states/ar-BB1aHt2e

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Election recount rules, processes vary by state

(Just Now) State law requires an automatic recount in Wyoming when the margin is less than 1% of votes cast for the winning candidate. Any candidate for an office may obtain a recount by “making and filing

https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/election-recount-rules-processes-vary-by-state

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Rules for Recounts in Presidential Battleground States U

(5 days ago) Recount law: A candidate who has been defeated can request a recount, regardless of the margin of victory. Deadline: A recount must be requested within three business days after the state's vote

https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2020-11-06/rules-for-recounts-in-presidential-battleground-states

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State Regulations Regarding Recoupments

(8 days ago) State Regulations Regarding Recoupments HAWAII NO STATUTE EXISTS N/A N/A N/A IDAHO NO STATUTE EXISTS N/A N/A N/A ILLINOIS NO STATUTE EXISTS N/A N/A N/A. INDIANA IC 27-8-5.7-10 An insurer may request repayment within two years after the claim was paid. N/A Fraud IOWA 191-15.33 An insurer may not audit a claim more than two

http://strategicdc.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Recoupment-Laws-by-State.pdf

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State Recount Laws Searchable Database Citizens for

(5 days ago) Welcome to the State Recount Laws Searchable Database. Select a state from the listing to review a summary of that state's recount laws. You may also search for any combination of data from 11 search fields (e.g., “Voting System Used”) and related search terms (e.g., “Paper Ballot”).

https://ceimn.org/searchable-databases/recount-database

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America’s Weird Recount Laws - Outside The Beltway

(2 days ago) A recount in Michigan would cost Stein about $790,000 to cover the $125-per-precinct cost for more than 6,300 precincts across the state, Secretary of State spokesman Fred Woodhams said.

https://www.outsidethebeltway.com/americas-weird-recount-laws/

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SUMMARY: STATE ELECTION CANVASSING TIMEFRAMES AND …

(7 days ago) state recount laws vary by state and may include a variety of recount methods not reflected in this chart, including court ordered recounts (including those arising from election contests) and recounts requested by candidates or election officials based on suspected error, irregularity, etc.

https://www.nass.org/sites/default/files/surveys/2020-08/summary-canvass-recount-laws-aug2020.pdf

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Do you know of a source summarizing recount laws by state

(2 days ago) State Recount Laws Dan Tokaji, Assistant Professor of Law & Samuel Stoller, Class of 2006, Moritz College of Law Below is a chart summarizing the recount laws of the 50 states. They are broken down into four categories: (1) automatic - recounts that take place automatically, regardless of the margin of victory, (2) candidate initiated - recounts that may be requested by a candidate, (3) voter

https://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=203x447315

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Rules for recounts in presidential battleground states

(5 days ago) Recount law: A recount can be initiated if the margin of victory is less than or equal to 1 percent point. Deadline: For offices governed by the state board of election, the deadline to request a recount is 12 p.m. on the second business day after the vote canvass.

https://news.yahoo.com/rules-recounts-presidential-battleground-states-150229692.html

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Procedures to Request and Conduct a Recount

(7 days ago) Procedures to Request and Conduct a Recount. This outline summarizes Texas election law with respect to recounts as currently codified. We have made every effort to insure the accuracy of this summary outline, but this material cannot substitute for the statutory source material and relevant interpretive case law and administrative regulations.

https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/laws/recounts.shtml

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Oregon Recount Laws Citizens for Election Integrity

(2 days ago) This same margin is used for automatic recounts for ballot measures; however, if a ballot measure is required by state law to have at least 50 percent registered voters vote on it and it does not meet that requirement, an automatic recount will not be triggered. ORS 258.290. Timing: ORS 258.300.

https://ceimn.org/searchable-databases/recount-database/oregon

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US elections: What are the laws for vote recounts? - The

(Just Now) Recount law: A candidate who has been defeated can request a recount, regardless of the margin of victory. Deadline : A recount must be requested within three business days after the state's vote

https://www.jpost.com/us-elections/us-elections-what-are-the-laws-for-vote-recounts-648124

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Recount Laws: Outdated System in an Upgraded World - LA

(3 days ago) However, just as most state public records laws were written in the 20th century’s paper-based era and did not anticipate computers and digital files, most recount laws and procedures also were

https://www.laprogressive.com/recount-laws/

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Recount 2020: Contested states and their recount rules

(5 days ago) It’s recount season, y’all! Every state does this differently because we have a crazy quilt of election laws. Let’s look at the ones most likely to be relevant:

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/11/6/1993399/-Recount-2020-Contested-states-and-their-recount-rules

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Election Law @ Moritz - e-Book

(5 days ago) Election Law @ Moritz - e-Book. Section 5.3 - Recounts and Other Remedies. This topic is monitored by Moritz Law Professor Daniel Tokaji. State Recount Laws. Dan Tokaji, Assistant Professor of Law &. Samuel Stoller, Class of 2006, Moritz College of Law. Below is a chart summarizing the recount laws of the 50 states.

https://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/ebook/part5/procedures_recount04.html

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Recounts in Washington State - Elections & Voting - WA

(Just Now) Recounts in Washington State Mandatory Recounts for non-statewide races: A machine recount is required when the difference between the top two candidates is less than 2,000 votes AND ALSO less than 1/2 of 1% of the total number of votes cast for both candidates.

https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/recount_info.aspx

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What are the recount rules in the states still in play for

(7 days ago) Under the state's laws, a recount will be triggered automatically if the margin is 2000 votes or less, but candidates can also request one if they allege fraud or a mistake and they "would have

https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/what-are-the-recount-rules-in-the-states-still-in-play-for-the-presidency-20201106-p56c6l.html

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MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT) CHAPTER XXXIII …

(2 days ago) A copy of the recount petition shall also be filed with the secretary of state within Rendered Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Page 1 Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 64 of 2021 Courtesy of www.legislature.mi.gov

https://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(dho1ds45nhb4jt452rgcli45))/documents/mcl/pdf/mcl-116-1954-XXXIII.pdf

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The State Laws That May Decide a Disputed 2020 Election

(2 days ago) Recounts. Arizona state law provides for an automatic recount in very close elections. For statewide or federal elections, an automatic recount is triggered if the difference in total votes between the two top candidates is less than or equal to one-tenth of 1 percent or 200 votes, whichever is less.

https://www.lawfareblog.com/state-laws-may-decide-disputed-2020-election

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Recounts :: California Secretary of State

(8 days ago) In a recount of an election for a statewide office or measure, Assembly, State Senate, presidential convention delegate or elector, Congress, State Board of Equalization, Supreme Court or Courts of Appeal, recertify the official returns for the recounted election with the new official count …

https://www.sos.ca.gov/administration/regulations/current-regulations/elections/recounts

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Lawmakers dropped the ball in not fixing recount law

(6 days ago) The current state law states, “The recount board may request that the ballots be recounted by machine, may count the ballots by hand, or may do both.” It is stunning that lawmakers who preached about consistency in how elections are conducted would find it acceptable to leave it to each recount board to decide how to carry out its work.

https://iowacapitaldispatch.com/2021/05/29/lawmakers-dropped-the-ball-in-not-fixing-recount-law/

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Statutes & Constitution :View Statutes : Online Sunshine

(3 days ago) The Secretary of State is responsible for ordering recounts in federal, state, and multicounty races. be served upon the defendant and any other person named therein in the same manner as in other civil cases under the laws of this state. Within 10 days after the complaint has been served, the defendant must file an answer admitting or

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0100-0199/0102/0102.html

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Title 21-A, §737-A: Recount - Maine State Legislature

(5 days ago) A candidate who is the apparent loser and who desires a recount must file with the Secretary of State a written request for a recount within 5 business days after the election, except that in an election determined by ranked‑choice voting, only a candidate who received one of the top 3 rankings at the end of the penultimate round of ranked‑choice counting may request a recount.

http://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/21-A/title21-Asec737-A.html

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Statewide Recounts - California Secretary of State

(3 days ago) No. The law requires the Secretary of State to certify statewide election results no later than 38 days after the election. (Elections Code § 15501 (b).) The law does not permit the Secretary of State to withhold certification of the election for any reason. If a recount results in a different outcome, the affected county elections officials

https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/statewide-recounts/statewide-recounts-faq?fbclid=IwAR3QrdUHP-Vrzuhzb_JUsQwScyfvI4sLylcz8xGp4U8LiULsslxjofWMRpg

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What are the recount rules in the battlegrounds? - POLITICO

(6 days ago) Arizona: Holds a recount if the election is closer than 0.1 percent. Colorado: There would be an automatic recount under state law if the vote difference is less than or equal to one half of one

https://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/recount-rules-battleground-states-2016-presidential-election-231013

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Opinion: Lawmakers dropped the ball in not fixing Iowa

(Just Now) The current state law states, “The recount board may request that the ballots be recounted by machine, may count the ballots by hand, or may do both.”. It is stunning that lawmakers who

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2021/06/01/opinion-lawmakers-dropped-ball-not-fixing-iowa-recount-law/7467545002/

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Recount Elections - Elections & Voting - WA Secretary of State

(9 days ago) The state reimburses counties for mandatory recounts of state measures. The counties pay for all other mandatory recounts. In the case of a requested recount, the individual or group who makes the request pays for the recount unless the outcome is reversed, in which case the county pays. At the time the recount is requested, the individual or

https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/recount-faq.aspx

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What does it mean to do a recount *after* a US state has

(8 days ago) In Georgia recounts can occur in two ways: An election official or the Georgia Secretary of State might request an audit or recount before certification, if there is some reason to suspect inaccuracies in the results.; A candidate or party may request a recount after certification, if it wants to dispute the results.; If a recount were to change the outcome of the election, then Georgia law

https://politics.stackexchange.com/questions/60475/what-does-it-mean-to-do-a-recount-after-a-us-state-has-certified-its-election

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Rules for recounts in presidential battleground states

(8 days ago) Deadline: A recount must be requested within three business days after the state's vote canvass. Who pays: The candidate asking for the recount. Recount law: A recount is automatic if the margin

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/11/05/rules-for-recounts-in-presidential-battleground-states/24677244/

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Lawmakers dropped the ball in not fixing recount law

(8 days ago) The current state law states, “The recount board may request that the ballots be recounted by machine, may count the ballots by hand, or may do both.”. It is stunning that lawmakers who preached about consistency in how elections are conducted would find it acceptable to leave it to each recount board to decide how to carry out its work.

https://www.stormlake.com/articles/lawmakers-dropped-the-ball-in-not-fixing-recount-law/

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STRAY THOUGHTS: Lawmakers dropped the ball in not fixing

(7 days ago) The current state law states, “The recount board may request that the ballots be recounted by machine, may count the ballots by hand, or may do both.” It is stunning that lawmakers who preached about consistency in how elections are conducted would find it acceptable to leave it to each recount board to decide how to carry out its work.

https://www.manchesterpress.com/opinion/stray-thoughts-lawmakers-dropped-the-ball-in-not-fixing-recount-law/article_b750ff66-19a0-590c-9785-876ca5ea0c70.html

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Lawmakers dropped the ball in not fixing recount law

(5 days ago) The current state law states, “The recount board may request that the ballots be recounted by machine, may count the ballots by hand, or may do both.” It is stunning that lawmakers who preached about consistency in how elections are conducted would find it acceptable to leave it to each recount board to decide how to carry out its work.

http://www.dmcityview.com/stray-thoughts/2021/05/25/lawmakers-dropped-the-ball-in-not-fixing-recount-law/

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Georgia election recount: What the law and state election

(8 days ago) Georgia rules and laws don’t authorize the secretary of state to leap from an audit to a full hand-based recount, said Bryan Sells, an election law attorney. “If the goal here is clarity, the

https://www.ajc.com/politics/hand-recount-moves-ahead-under-interpretation-of-georgia-election-rules/A6TZPKBIMRCCTKBUZASTLLO4SE/

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Statutes & Constitution :View Statutes : Online Sunshine

(6 days ago) Overvotes and undervotes may be identified and sorted physically or digitally. (3) Any manual recount shall be open to the public. (4) (a) A vote for a candidate or ballot measure shall be counted if there is a clear indication on the ballot that the voter has made a definite choice. (b) The Department of State shall adopt specific rules for

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0100-0199/0102/Sections/0102.166.html

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§ 24.2-802. Recount standards - Virginia Law

(1 days ago) § 24.2-802. Recount standards. A. The State Board of Elections shall promulgate standards for (i) the proper handling and security of voting systems, ballots, and other materials required for a recount, (ii) accurate counting of votes based upon objective evidence and taking into account the voting system and form of ballots approved for use in the Commonwealth, and (iii) any other matters

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title24.2/chapter8/section24.2-802/

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