RETURN AND CANVASS OF VOTES
12-20-1 Delivery of supplies to counting board--Certificate of transmittal and receipt--Commencement of count--Continuation without adjournment--Comparison and correction of poll lists.
12-20-2 Opening of ballot box--Sorting and counting of unopened ballots--Ballots folded together.
12-20-2.1 Return of provisional ballot envelopes and unopened absentee ballots.
12-20-3 Drawing of excess ballots.
12-20-5 Count of votes for candidates--Scrutiny of ballots by precinct deputies--Decisions on disputed ballots.
12-20-5.1 Determination of validity of provisional ballots.
12-20-6 Unstamped ballots not counted.
12-20-7 Ballot not counted when voter's choice indeterminable--Promulgation of rules defining standards.
12-20-8 Precinct superintendent and precinct deputies to record intention of voter.
12-20-10 Blank list for unofficial return of precinct vote for candidates and submitted questions--Return envelope.
12-20-11 Entry of precinct vote on unofficial return list--Return with election returns.
12-20-13 Tabulation and public release of unofficial returns--Entry into central election reporting system.
12-20-13.1 Means of counting provisional ballots--Appointment of officials.
12-20-13.2 Counting provisional ballots--Certification.
12-20-13.3 Counting provisional ballots--Alternate time.
12-20-13.4 Counting provisional ballots--Notice.
12-20-15 State messenger to secure delinquent returns--Expenses deducted from county auditor's salary.
12-20-17 Returns not disclosed until all polls in state closed.
12-20-18 Entry of candidates' votes in precinct pollbooks.
12-20-20 Sealing of ballot boxes after deposit of counted ballots--Violation as misdemeanor.
12-20-21 Return of ballot boxes, returns, records and supplies to officer in charge--Tampering prohibited--Violation as felony.
12-20-21.1 Circumstances requiring report of official returns by telephone.
12-20-21.2 Write-in votes not to be counted--Other votes on ballot.
12-20-22 to 12-20-27. Repealed.
12-20-29, 12-20-30. Repealed.
12-20-31 Destruction of ballots and pollbooks--Period for which held--Pending recount or contest.
12-20-32 Preservation of ballot boxes and pollbooks--Delivery of pollbooks to county canvassing board--Violation as felony.
Returns not refused for irregularity--Certificate issued to candidate with most votes. 12-20-36
Time for canvass of vote--Governing board as canvassing board--Representatives for absent board members. 12-20-37
Secretary of state to provide guidance and direction in making returns. 12-20-38
Abstracts of precinct returns prepared by Board of Canvassers--Certification--Deposit. 12-20-38.1
Certified copy of official county canvass furnished to secretary of state--Permanent record. 12-20-39
Election by plurality. 12-20-40
Certificate of election delivered by county auditor to persons elected to local office. 12-20-41
to 12-20-45. Repealed. 12-20-46
Composition of State Canvassing Board--Candidate disqualified from participation. 12-20-47
Time of convening of state canvassers--Adjournment to obtain late returns. 12-20-48
Abstract by state canvassers of county returns--Signature and seal--Recording and filing of abstracts. 12-20-48.1
Certification to state party chairman of votes for national convention slates. 12-20-49
Certificate of election issued for federal, state or legislative office. 12-20-50
Disputes decided by majority of state canvassers--Irregularities disregarded. 12-20-52
Rules and regulations for counting and canvass of vote.
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