Bar Rules

Section 11. Tie Vote

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / State Bar of Georgia Bylaws / ARTICLE VII NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS / Section 11. Tie Vote

  1. Officers. If there is a tie vote between two or more candidates receiving the highest number of votes in any election for officers, the incumbent shall continue to serve until the Board of Governors elects one of the tying candidates as the successor. If more than one election results in a tie vote, the Board of Governors shall first determine who shall be elected in this order: Treasurer, Secretary, President-elect and, when appropriate, President.
  2. Circuit Posts. If there is a tie vote between two or more candidates receiving the highest number of votes in any election for a circuit post, a run-off election shall be held pursuant to Article VII, Section 12 of these Bylaws.



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