6.0901 Tie vote—Decision by lot.

In case of the failure of an election by reason of the equality of vote between 2 or more candidates, the tie shall be decided by lot, under the supervision of the Chief Election Officer. When an election is decided by lot, the candidates may agree in a signed statement to the use of a lot. If the candidates agree, they shall be bound by the lot and shall not bring an election contest under sections 6.0902 and 6.0903 after the drawing of the lot. Each candidate shall be present at the drawing of the lot together with 2 witnesses to be selected by him.

History: 1977, PL 15-42 § 1.