Bar Rules

Section 8. Declaration of Results of Elections

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Bylaws of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia / ARTICLE VI DELEGATES TO THE YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION / Section 8. Declaration of Results of Elections

  1. The candidates receiving the greatest number of votes in the elections for members from Congressional Districts to the Executive Council shall be declared elected;
  2. The candidates receiving the second greatest number of votes in elections for members from the Congressional Districts to the Executive Council shall be declared elected as alternate members;
  3. The candidates receiving the twelve greatest number of votes in the elections for members at large to the Executive Council shall be declared elected;
  4. The candidate receiving the greatest number of votes in the election for nonresident member to the Executive Council shall be declared elected, and the candidate receiving the second greatest number of votes in the election for nonresident member to the Executive Council shall be declared the nonresident alternate member;
  5. In the event two or more candidates receive the same highest number of votes in any election (except elections for members at large unless ties exist for the twelfth highest number of votes) the members present at the annual meeting by vote shall determine which of such tying candidates shall be declared elected.



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