RS 18:1452     

§1452.  Costs of recount

Upon the recount of the absentee by mail and early voting ballots, if the court determines that the original count of the absentee by mail and early voting ballots was correct or that the error would not have changed the result of the election, the cost of recounting shall be assessed against the party who demanded the recount.  If the court determines that an error was made in the original count of the absentee by mail and early voting ballots that changed the result of the election, the cost of recounting the absentee by mail and early voting ballots shall not be assessed against any party.

Acts 1976, No. 697, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1978; Acts 2005, No. 220, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.