Certification of senator or representative from multi-county district.
When two or
more counties are connected in one senatorial or representative district, it shall be the duty of the
clerks and auditors of the respective counties to attend at the office of the county clerk of the
senior county in the date of organization within twenty days after the date of election, and they
shall compare the votes given in the several counties comprising such senatorial and
representative district and such clerks or auditors shall immediately make out a certificate of
election to the person having the highest number of votes in such district for state senator or
representative or both; which certificate shall be delivered to the person entitled thereto on his
application to the clerk of the senior county of such district.