returning officer

noun

British
: an official who organizes an election and announces the result

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“Returning officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/returning%20officer. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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