Topics Electoral court powers

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Establishes the competencies of the electoral court. In addition to hearing challenges of election results, the court may be responsible for certifying various aspects of elections, including voter rolls and final vote tallies.


Elections; Judiciary; Regulation and Oversight

Survey Questions

  • What powers are explicitly granted to the electoral court?