§ 820-2-4-.08. Certification Of Election Petition
(1) An election petition shall be certified as being sufficient if the number of valid signatures determined pursuant to 820-2-4-.07(4) is in excess of the number of required signatures.
(2) If an election petition fails to be certified under 820-2-4-.08(1) and the difference between the valid number of signatures and the required number of signatures is 5% or less of the required number of signatures, the verifying authority shall automatically conduct a second random sample verification of the election petition. If a second random sample verification of the election petition fails to produce a sufficient number of valid signatures as identified in 820-2-4-.08(1), the election petition shall not be certified.
Authors: Edward P. Packard, Charles E. Grainger, Jr.(New Rule: Filed January 10, 2001; effective February 14, 2001.)
Formerly Rule 820-X-11-.08, as per certification Filed January 10, 2001; effective February 14, 2001.
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 17-7-1, 17-8-2.1; Attorney General Opinion Nos. 90-00223 and 99-00099.
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