TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-4
Federal Elective Officers

SECTION 17-4-6


§ 17-4-6 Manner of voting – Election by plurality.

In all elections of senators and representatives in congress the voting shall be in accordance with the provisions of chapter 19 of this title, and the person or candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall be declared elected.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 838, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 16, § 4; P.L. 1914, ch. 1048, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 15, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 322, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 17-3-6; G.L. 1956, § 17-4-6; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1.)