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16-665 - Determination of results by court; distribution of copies of order of determination
16-665. Determination of results by court; distribution of copies of order of determination
A. The result of the recount shall be presented to the court, and the court shall then announce the result and make and enter an order setting forth its determination.
B. A certified copy of the order of the court determining the result shall forthwith be delivered by the clerk of the court to the following officers:
1. To the governor with respect to an initiative or referendum measure, or proposal to amend the Constitution of Arizona. The governor shall forthwith issue a proclamation reciting the total number of votes cast for or against the initiative or referendum measure, or amendment to the constitution, as certified by the court, and declaring such measure or amendment as approved by a majority voting thereon, as certified by the court, to be the law.
2. To the secretary of state with respect to offices to be filled by electors of the entire state, a congressional district, a legislative district or a subdivision of the state greater than a county. The secretary of state shall forthwith deliver to the candidate entitled thereto, as certified by the court, the certificate of election.
3. To the clerk of the board of supervisors with respect to offices to be filled by electors of the county or a subdivision of a county, or a precinct, or in the case of an office to be filled by the electors of a city or town, to the city or town clerk. The clerk of the board of supervisors or the city or town clerk shall forthwith deliver to the candidate entitled thereto, as certified by the court, the certificate of election.