TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-22
Tabulation and Certification of Returns by State Board

SECTION 17-22-1


§ 17-22-1 Commencement and continuance of tabulations.

The state board shall commence the counting, canvassing, and tabulating of all votes cast, including mail ballots, at nine o'clock (9:00) p.m. on any election day at which mail ballots may be cast and within twenty-four (24) hours after any other election or primary, and shall continue and complete the tabulation with all reasonable expedition by using an optical scan count system.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 825, § 3; P.L. 1905, ch. 1229, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 19, § 3; P.L. 1914, ch. 1050, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 18, § 3; P.L. 1930, ch. 1592, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 311, § 3; impl. am. P.L. 1941, ch. 1040, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, §§ 36, 39; G.L. 1956, § 17-22-1; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1963, ch. 73, § 4; P.L. 1996, ch. 277, § 14; P.L. 1996, ch. 298, § 14.)