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File #: 22-602    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/7/2022 Departments: ASSESSOR-COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ELECTIONS
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
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 June 7, 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election (the "Election"); and B) Declaring elected to or nominated to each office voted on at the Election the persons having the highest number of votes for such offices.
Attachments: 1. 20220802_r_June 2022 Election Results, 2. 20220802_att_June 2022 Election Results
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Subject: Statement of the Results of the Vote for the June 7, 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election

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 June 7, 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election (the "Election"); and

B) Declaring elected to or nominated to each office voted on at the Election the persons having the highest number of votes for such offices.

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BACKGROUND:
On June 7, 2022, the Chief Elections Officer conducted the Election. The official canvass and an abstract or Statement of the Vote for the Election was completed and certified by the Chief Elections Officer and is now 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, and a copy has been submitted to the Board, as required by state law.

DISCUSSION:
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 certified statement, Elections Code Section 15400 directs the governing body of the jurisdiction-here, the Board of Supervisors-to declare elected or nominated to each office voted on at the election the persons having received at least a majority and the highest number of votes for such office.

Staff recommends that the Board accept the certificate of the Chief Elections Officer as the statement of the results of the vote as determined by the official canvass of the Election. Further, in the proposed Resolution, persons having received at least a majority and the hig...

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