4-112. Certification of nominations; state board of elections. 1. The state board of elections not later than thirty-six days before a general election, or fifty-three days before a special election, shall certify to each county board of elections the name and residence of each candidate nominated in any valid certificate filed with it or by the returns canvassed by it, the title of the office for which nominated; the name of the party or body specified of which he is a candidate; the emblem chosen to distinguish the candidates of the party or body; and a notation as to whether or not any litigation is pending concerning the candidacy. Upon the completion of any such litigation, the state board of elections shall forthwith notify the appropriate county boards of elections of the results of such litigation.
2. The state board of elections, not later than seven days before the general election, shall certify to each county board of elections the name and residence of each write-in candidate for president and vice president of the United States who has filed a valid certificate of candidacy with it.
3. If a certificate of a nomination to fill a vacancy caused by death or disqualification is filed with the state board of elections, or a court order shall change a nomination, after the state board has made its certifications to the county boards of elections, the state board shall transmit forthwith a statement of such nomination to the appropriate boards of elections.
Last modified: February 3, 2019