Canvass and Declaration: State General Election
659:81 Canvass and Declaration Generally.
Except as provided in RSA 659:82, when the secretary of state has received the returns for an office from all towns or wards comprising the elective district for that office, he shall examine, record and total such returns and shall declare elected to the office the same number of persons as the number of officers to which the district is entitled; provided that those persons declared officers-elect shall be those persons who received the highest number of votes cast for said office.
Source. 1979, 436:1, eff. July 1, 1979.