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File #: 20-264    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2020 Departments: ASSESSOR-COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ELECTIONS
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Accepting the certificate of the Chief Elections Officer as the statement of the results of the vote as determined by the official canvass of the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election; and B) Declaring the persons elected to or nominated for certain offices.
Attachments: 1. 20200505_r_ March 2020 Presidential Primary
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Subject: Resolution Accepting the Certificate of the Chief Elections Officer as the Statement of the Results of the Vote as Determined by the Official Canvass of the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election and Declaring the Persons Elected to or Nominated for Certain Offices

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Accepting the certificate of the Chief Elections Officer as the statement of the results of the vote as determined by the official canvass of the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election; and

B) Declaring the persons elected to or nominated for certain offices.

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BACKGROUND:
Within 30 days of an election the Chief Elections Officer is required to inspect, process, and count all ballots cast during an election and prepare a certified statement of the result. Upon acceptance of this statement, Section 15400 of the Elections Code directs the governing body of the jurisdiction to declare elected or nominated to each office voted on at the election the persons having the highest number of votes for each office.

DISCUSSION:
On March 3, 2020, the Chief Elections Officer conducted a Presidential Primary Election. The official canvass and an abstract or Statement of the Vote was completed and certified by the Chief Elections Officer and is available at the Registration & Elections Division. An electronic copy of the Statement of the Vote is also published on the Registration & Elections Division website, www.smcacre.org. A copy has also been submitted to this Board as required by state law.
In the proposed Resolution, persons will be declared elected to the following offices: Member of the Board of Supervisors for Supervisorial District 1, Member of the Board of Supervisors for Supervisorial District 4, and Member of the Board of Supervisors for ...

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