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SECTION 17-100
Definitions
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 17
§ 17-100. Definitions. 1. The word "election" as used in this article
shall be deemed to apply to and include all general, special and primary
elections, unofficial primaries and all local elections relating to
candidates, ballot proposals, proceedings for the nominations of
candidates by petition, and all elections held pursuant to Article 52A
of the education law.

2. The word "candidate" shall be deemed to apply to any person seeking
a nomination, designation, or election to a public office or party
office.

3. The term "election officer" shall mean any person who, pursuant to
the provisions of this chapter, performs any duty or function in the
electoral process.

4. The term "public officer" as used in this article shall be deemed
to apply to any person who holds an elective or appointive office of the
state, separate authority or any political subdivision of the state with
authority to supervise other personnel within such subdivisions. The
term "public employee" shall be deemed to apply to all other personnel
of the state or such authorities or subdivisions.