Special Voting Rules as Adapted for the Purposes of a By-election
Communication of the Results of the Vote
Communication of results
280. (1) The Chief Electoral Officer shall, without delay after the closing of the polling stations at an election, inform the returning officer for the electoral district where a by-election has been held of the results of the count under Division 6, giving the number of votes cast for each candidate and the number of rejected ballots.
Release of information
(2) When the returning officer receives information from the Chief Electoral Officer respecting the results of the count under Division 6, the returning officer shall add those results to the results of the count under Division 7 and release all of them as being the results of the vote under these Rules.