Election: Fall, 2008
Who Performs Presidential recounts?
Recounts are conducted by teams that must include at least one member of the two major political parties. WA ADC 434-264-100. The teams are appointed by the county auditor, who is part of the county canvassing board. County canvassing boards supervise the recount. 29A.64.041. County canvassing boards consist of the county auditor, the county prosecutor, and the chair of the county legislature. 29A.60.140. All three of these officials are elected. 36.16.030; 36.32.100. Candidates or their representatives may observe the recount. 29A.64.041.