Bar Rules

Section 12. Run-Off.

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / State Bar of Georgia Bylaws / ARTICLE VII NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS / Section 12. Run-Off.

If no candidate for office receives a majority of the votes cast or if there is a tie vote for a circuit post, within ten days from the date of the report of the Election Committee or the Recount Committee, the Board of Governors shall make provisions for a runoff election between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes or all tied candidates. The runoff election shall be held no later than thirty days from the date of the report of the Election Committee or Recount Committee and shall be conducted as provided for regular elections. The incumbent shall continue to serve until the successor is determined. In run-off elections, members of the Board shall be elected by plurality vote.



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