Section 65 Equality of votes - Representation of the People Act, 1951
What is Equality of votes?
Section 65 of Representation of the People Act, 1951
Section 65 : Equality of votes
If, after the counting of the votes is completed, an equality of votes is
found to exist between any candidates, and the addition of one vote will entitle
any of those candidates to be declared elected, the returning officer shall
forthwith decide between those candidates by lot, and proceed as if the
candidate on whom the lot falls had received an additional vote.