Bar Rules

Section 9. Elections Committee

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / State Bar of Georgia Bylaws / ARTICLE VII NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS / Section 9. Elections Committee

The Elections Committee shall conduct the election, count or supervise the counting of the ballots, and report the results on the date determined according to Section 14 of this Article under procedures established by the Board of Governors. The Elections Committee may utilize State Bar and independent and impartial contract staff and facilities as the Committee deem appropriate.

In computing the number of votes constituting a majority of those cast in each election of officers, the Committee shall exclude from the computation the votes cast for a properly declared "write-in" candidate receiving less than two percent of the total votes cast.

GO TO Section 8. Method of Voting.
GO TO Section 10. Declaration of Results of Elections.
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