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CANVASS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The act of examining and counting the returns of votes cast at a public election. Bowler v. Eisenhood, 1 S. Dak. 577, 48 N. W. 130, 12 L. It. A. 705; Clark v. Tracy, 95 Iowa, 410, 04 N. W. 290; Hudson v. Solomon, 19 Kan. ISO; People v. Sausalito, 106 Cal. 500, 39 Pac. 937; In re Stewart, 24 App. Div. 201, 48 N. Y. Supp. 957.


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