E-2.2 - Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities

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276. The returning officer shall recommence election proceedings to fill an office on the council, subject to section 277, where
(1)  no person is nominated as a candidate for the office before the end of the period prescribed for filing nomination papers or all the persons nominated have withdrawn or died before the end of the period;
(2)  every candidate for the office withdraws after the end of the period contemplated in paragraph 1 but before the end of the polling period;
(3)  a candidate, in the case of the office of councillor, dies after the end of the period contemplated in paragraph 1 but before the end of the polling period;
(4)  a candidate, in the case of the office of mayor, dies or withdraws for medical reasons which, in the opinion of at least two physicians, prevent him from remaining a candidate, less than 34 days before polling day but before the end of the polling period;
(5)  all the ballot papers placed in the ballot box in favour of the candidates for the office have been rejected during the counting of the votes or, as the case may be, during the recount.
1987, c. 57, s. 276; 2009, c. 11, s. 28.
276. The returning officer shall recommence election proceedings to fill an office on the council, subject to section 277, where
(1)  no person is nominated as a candidate for the office before the end of the period prescribed for filing nomination papers or all the persons nominated have withdrawn or died before the end of the period;
(2)  every candidate for the office withdraws after the end of the period contemplated in paragraph 1 but before the end of the polling period;
(3)  a candidate, in the case of the office of councillor, dies after the end of the period contemplated in paragraph 1 but before the end of the polling period;
(4)  a candidate, in the case of the office of mayor, dies or withdraws for medical reasons which, in the opinion of at least two physicians, prevent him from remaining a candidate, less than twenty-seven days before polling day but before the end of the polling period;
(5)  all the ballot papers placed in the ballot box in favour of the candidates for the office have been rejected during the counting of the votes or, as the case may be, during the recount.
1987, c. 57, s. 276.