Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-1575 Canvass Of Returns; Postponement; Declaration Of Result

48-1575. Canvass of returns; postponement; declaration of result

A. A list, tally paper or certificate returned from any election shall not be set aside or rejected for want of form if it can be satisfactorily understood.

B. The board of directors shall meet at the district office on the first Monday after the election and canvass the returns. If at the time of meeting the returns from each division in the district in which the polls were open have been received, the board of directors shall canvass the returns, or if all the returns have not been received, the canvass shall be postponed from day to day until all returns have been received or until six postponements have been made. The canvass shall be made in public by counting the votes of the district for each person voted for and declaring the results thereof.

C. The board shall declare elected the person receiving the highest number of votes cast for each office and shall declare the result of any questions or proposals submitted.

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