Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 2, § 20114 - Contests to be Audited

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

NOTE: See Executive Order N-34-20 (2019 CA EO 34-20), issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which extends certain deadlines relating to the presidential primary and special general elections.

Participating counties shall conduct a risk-limiting audit on one or more contests fully contained within the county's borders. Participating counties may conduct opportunistic reviews of contests not subject to audit, including cross-jurisdictional contests, from the same sample of ballot cards by entering voter selections from those contests into the RLA software tool. The results of opportunistic reviews shall not be considered confirmation to any risk limit of the outcomes of these contests.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 2, § 20114

Note: Authority cited: Section 12172.5, Government Code; and Section 15367, Elections Code. Reference: Sections 15150 and 15367, Elections Code.

1. New section filed 3-5-2020; operative 3-5-2020 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2020, No. 10).
2. Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-34-20 (2019 CA EO 34-20), dated March 20, 2020, which extended certain deadlines relating to the presidential primary and special general elections, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
3. Amendment filed 9-10-2020 as an emergency; operative 9-10-2020. Emergency expiration extended 60 days (Executive Order N-40-20) plus an additional 60 days (Executive Order N-66-20) (Register 2020, No. 37). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-9-2021 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Amendment refiled 7-26-2021 as an emergency; operative 7-26-2021 (Register 2021, No. 31). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-25-2021 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. Certificate of Compliance as to 7-26-2021 order, including amendment of section and Note, transmitted to OAL 10-25-2021 and filed 12-9-2021; amendments effective 12/9/2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2021, No. 50).

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