Returning Officer

In various parliamentary systems, a returning officer is responsible for overseeing elections in one or more constituencies.

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Parliamentary Elections In Singapore - Election Procedure - Eve of Polling Day and Polling Day
... Unless the returning officer decides otherwise, polling stations are open from 800 am to 800 pm on polling day ... After the poll closes, the presiding officer of each polling station seals the ballot boxes without opening them ... A vote will be rejected by the returning officer as invalid if it does not bear a complete authentication mark or is not initialled by the presiding officer at a polling ...
Returning Officer - United Kingdom - Local Elections
... council and unitary authority is required to appoint an officer of the council to be the Returning Officer for the election of councillors to their local authority ... County councils must also appoint a Returning Officer for the election of councillors within the county ... county borough council is required to appoint an officer of the council to be the Returning Officer for the election of councillors to the local authority ...
Parliamentary Elections In Singapore
... on Cabinet's advice, issues a writ of election addressed to the returning officer ... On nomination day, the returning officer and his or her representatives will be present at designated nomination centres between 1100 am and 1200 noon to receive prospective candidates ... the writ of election and 1200 noon on nomination day, candidates must lodge with the returning officer a deposit equal to 8% of the total allowances payable to an ...
Alternative Voting - Election Procedure - Counting Logistics
... In Australia, the returning officer now usually declares the two candidates that are most likely to win each seat ... (The declaration by the returning officer is simply to optimize the counting process ... In the unlikely event that the returning officer is wrong and a third candidate wins then the votes would simply have to be counted a third time.) ...
Election Agent
... campaign, for maintaining the accuracy of and submitting to the returning officer the candidate's expenses and other documents, as well as deciding whether to contest ... of polling and counting agents that can be appointed is determined by the returning officer of the election and they must be appointed by a set date laid out in the timetable of the election ... have reached the age of majority and not be acting as a clerk or officer to the returning officer in the given election ...

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