New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:68-38 - Counting Of Votes; Certification Of Results; Forwarding To Municipal Clerk; Announcement Of Results

40:68-38. Counting of votes; certification of results; forwarding to municipal clerk; announcement of results
Immediately after the close of the polls the judge and teller shall proceed forthwith to count the votes for each candidate and shall complete the count without delay or adjournment. The counting shall be open and public but not to such an extent that the number of persons present shall hinder, delay or inconvenience the election officers in counting the ballots and ascertaining the results. The judge and teller shall certify to the correctness of the count and shall forward all ballots and talleys to the clerk of the municipality wherein the district is located. Upon completion of the count of the votes, the judge of election shall announce publicly the result of the election.

L.1967, c. 184, s. 12, eff. July 27, 1967.

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