returning officer

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returning officer

(in Britain, Canada, Australia, etc.) an official in charge of conducting an election in a constituency or electoral district, who supervises the counting of votes and announces the results
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West Yorkshire Police and the acting returning officers for each district are committed to sharing information and records at their disposal in order to identify where suspicious activity may be taking place.
Deputy acting returning officer Colin Pierce reported 'steady' voting throughout the day.
Newcastle City Council's acting returning officer, Chief Executive Barry Rowland, said: "The Government has made it very clear that it expects councils to conduct counts without any undue delay.
But Sandwell's acting returning officer Nigel Summers said all the voters at the four Sandwell addresses were properly on the electoral roll.
The Council's Chief Executive Colin Moore received the writ for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, regarded as a county in electoral terms, in his role as Acting Returning Officer.
For if there's one person who's always going to be a winner at election time it'll be the acting returning officer.
But Colin Iverson, acting returning officer for the villages of Denton, Askwith and Middleton, said: "Really it is a matter for people leaving and entering infected premises to ensure they disinfect.
He said: "The acting returning officer from Newcastle, who is the chief executive of the city council, works with the staff in the democratic services department.
She hoped to maintain or extend her healthy majority which stood at 6,219 in 2001Deputy acting returning officer Colin Pierce and a small team set up polling stations in schools, sports halls, community centres and even portable cabins and chapel vestries.
30am, and will be declared at Maesteg Leisure Centre by acting returning officer Keir Lewis.
A spokesman for the acting returning officer in Ceredigion confirmed a mistake had been made.