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PDF Document Quick Start Guide: Canvassing and Certifying an Election
Posted on July 28, 2010

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Provides information about the purpose of a canvass and methods of accounting for every ballot used during an election. The guide includes suggestions for planning a canvass including distributing tasks and efforts throughout the election cycle, reviewing State and local laws and regulations, developing a timeline, documenting and certifying the election, and developing outreach efforts to the community to provide information about the process.

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