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25-1436. Grounds for contest. Any contest of election to which K.S.A. 25-1435, and amendments thereto, applies shall be brought on any one or more of the following grounds:

(a) The person to whom a certificate of election was issued was ineligible to hold such office at the time of the election;

(b) some voters were deprived of the right of voting for a candidate or on a question submitted, when such voters had the right under the election laws of this state to vote thereon, and such deprival could change the result of the election;

(c) illegal votes were received or legal votes were rejected which could change the result of the election;

(d) error or fraud occurred in computing the results of the election which could change the result of the election;

(e) the person to whom the certificate of election was issued offered or gave, or caused to be offered or given, a bribe to any person charged by law with any election duty, for the purpose of procuring such person's election; or

(f) any other cause which shows that another was the person to whom the certificate of election for such office should have been issued.

History: L. 1978, ch. 138, § 3; L. 1985, ch. 121, § 1; March 28.


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