REPRESENTATION ISSUES; OBJECTION TO ELECTIONS – Burden of Proof
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1304.06000 – Burden of Proof
For election objections to be sustained, some affect on the election result must either be shown or logically inferred; p. 28, proposed dec. The Board has held that even demonstration of unlawful conduct in the election environment is but "threshold question"; p. 28, proposed dec. In deciding whether to set aside the election result, the Board will look "upon the totality of circumstances raised in each case and, when appropriate, accumulative effect of the conduct which forms basis for the relief requested"; p. 28, proposed dec.