1221.228 Counting ballots.§ 1221.228 Counting ballots.
(a) Form LS-379 shall be counted by county FSA offices or the AMS office on the same day as the ballots are canvassed if there are no ineligibility determinations to resolve. For those county FSA offices that do have ineligibility determinations, the requests shall be counted no later than the 14th business day following the final day of the voting period.
(b) Ballots shall be counted as follows:
(1) Number of valid ballots cast;
(2) Number of persons favoring the Order;
(3) Number of persons not favoring the Order;
(4) Number of invalid ballots.