40:69A-4. Canvass of election
The result of the votes cast for and against the adoption of the public question shall be returned by the election officers, and a canvass of such election had, as is provided by law in the case of other public questions put to the voters of a single municipality. The votes cast for members of the charter commission shall be counted, and the result thereof returned by the election officers, and a canvass of such election had as is provided by law in the case of the election of members of the local governing body. The five candidates receiving the greatest number of votes shall be elected and shall constitute the charter commission, provided that if a majority of those voting on the public question shall vote against the election of a charter commission, none of the candidates shall be elected. If two or more candidates shall be equal and greatest in votes they shall draw lots to determine which one shall be elected.
L.1950, c. 210, p. 462, s. 1-4, eff. June 8, 1950.
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