The Sheriff acted as returning officer, and thus was capable of illicitly influencing the result.
As the Lord Mayor Albert was also returning officer on the night and so was the first to see the result.
He frequently served as returning officer for elections.
However the boxes were returned a day late after the riding returning officer ordered their return.
Dudley was counting on the help of Whorwood, as Sheriff and therefore returning officer in the election.
In an extremely contentious decision involving partisan behaviour by the vote's chief returning officer, the additional levy was won - by one vote.
He was elected by the casting vote of the borough's mayor as returning officer.
She is now a Yukon returning officer.
He was returning officer for Grey Ward in the 1855 Census.
The slate were nominated on February 14, 2006 by returning officer for the city Henry Marsden.