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Cases of contested elections in congress Paperback – by Books Group (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" First published: 14 May, When it comes to determining election results using Robert’s Rules — well, you know about the hanging chads of the infamous U.S. presidential election. Rules for contesting elections are something this country is all about. All that counts is how you handle the challenge. Robert’s Rules has just the answer: more rules! It’s a [ ]. The Federal Contested Elections Act of (2 U.S.C. §§ et seq.) provides a procedure for candidates to the United States House of Representatives to contest general elections by filing with the Clerk of the law delegates all matters involving contested elections first to the Committee on House Administration, which receives jurisdiction of such matters by the rules of the House. Contested election cases are included in this book if either the full Senate or a Senate committee took some action on the matter. Election disputes reviewed by the Senate have fallen into several general categories, including the form of the credentials presented and the conduct of the election.
Contested election cases in the House of Representatives, to / L. Paige Whitaker --Procedures for contested election cases in the House of Representatives / Jack Maskell and L. Paige Whitaker. Series Title: Congressional policies, practices and procedures series. Responsibility: James P. . ELECTIONS, CONTESTED. ELECTIONS, CONTESTED. A contested election is an election in which the results are challenged. Challenges may come from one or more candidates in an election for public office, or in response to the declared result of a question voted on in the election, from petitioners, voters or designated election officials. Contested election from Arkansas between J.P. Johnson and A.H. Garland: response of A.H. Garland to petition of J.P. Johnson. (Richmond: Enquirer Book and Job Press, ), by A. H. Garland (page images at HathiTrust). A Compilation of Cases of Contested Elections to Seats in the Assembly of the State of New York: With the Reports of Committees on Privileges and Elec, ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.
Contested election definition is - an election of which the legality or validity of the result is challenged by the losing candidate. Get this from a library! Digest of contested-election cases in the Fifty-first Congress. [Chester H Rowell; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Elections.; United States. Congress]. A contested election is post election challenge of which the legality or validity of the result is challenged by the losing candidate of a primary or general election. Contested elections usually occur due to an election that is "too close to call," a statutory automatic vote recount or due to a substantiated allegation of election fraud.. See also. An uncontested election is an election in which the number of candidates is the same or less than the number of places available for election, so that all candidates are guaranteed to be elected. An uncontested single-winner election is one where there is only one candidate. In some uncontested elections, the normal process, of voters casting ballots and election official counting votes, is.