§ 24.2-812 Proceedings when court decides no valid election has been held
Code 1950, § 24-438; 1970, c. 462, § 24.1-245; 1993, c. 641 .
1. Definition for Person
Any individual or corporation, partnership, business, labor organization, membership organization, association, cooperative, or other like entity.
For the purpose of applying the filing and reporting requirements of this chapter, the term “person” shall not include an organization holding tax-exempt status under § 501(c) (3), 501(c) (4), or 501(c) (6) of the United States Internal Revenue Code which, in providing information to voters, does not advocate or endorse the election or defeat of a particular candidate, group of candidates, or the candidates of a particular political party.
See § 24.2-945.1.
2. Definition for Election
A general, primary, or special election.
See § 24.2-101.
Case Name: Frantz v. Davis
Citation: 131 S.E. 784
Case Summary: Holding that, when it is decided that an election is invalid, the office shall be filled as if there were a vacancy.
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