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  • Contest of Election
    • A contest of an election may be filed in the district court of the candidate’s county of residence.
    • If the contest is recounted, the complaint must be filed with the court within five days after final certification of a recount by the appropriate canvassing board.
    • If the contest is not recounted, the complaint must be filed within fourteen days after the final certification by the appropriate canvassing board.
    • If the grounds for the action are the illegal payment of money or other valuable thing or if the contestee does not or cannot meet the qualifications to hold the office as required by law, the action may be commenced at any time.
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