Article 3. Primary Elections: Involving A Recount of California Elections Code >> Division 16. >> Chapter 8. >> Article 3.
When the recount has been completed in the manner required
by Article 4 (commencing with Section 16460) of Chapter 5, and
Article 3 (commencing with Section 16640) of Chapter 7, all the
judges who took part, if more than one, shall assemble and make the
decision of the court. If there is any difference of opinion, a
majority of the judges shall finally determine all questions, and
give a separate decision or judgment in each contest.
A certified copy of the judgment shall be served upon the
elections official and may be enforced summarily in the same manner
as provided in Section 13314.
If the contest proceeds in more than one county, and the
nominee is to be certified by the Secretary of State from the
compilation of election returns in his or her office, the judgment in
each county in which there has been a contest shall show what, if
any, changes in the returns in the office of the Secretary of State
relating to that county ought to be made. Certified copies of the
judgments shall be served upon the Secretary of State. He or she
shall make the changes in the record in his or her office as each
judgment requires, and conform his or her compilation and his or her
certificate of nomination accordingly.