The returning officer received a similar letter and a similar list.
In every instance the decision was in favour of the returning officer.
When at last the returning officer announced the result, the agent dared not glance at his defeated chief.
The voting was by ballot, a Dominican priest acting as the returning officer.
The returning officer sits in an outer room, beyond which is an inner chamber with only one door, but with a desk.
Then why should we trouble ourselves about the returning officer's certificate?
The returning officer, said, any gentleman whose name might occur in the discussion should certainly be heard in explanation.
It is not the same day in all of them, on account of the latitude still given to the returning officer.
When an election took place the returning officer brought with him a tent, under which the necessary business was transacted.
These sums do not include personal expenses up to 100 and the charges of the returning officer.