10. Not later than 2 business days after receiving a nomination paper, the officer must accept or refuse the candidacy and so inform in writing the person who filed it. The officer must then complete the corresponding section of the nomination paper.
When the officer refuses a candidacy, the president must indicate the reasons for the decision.
The officer may not, before the end of the nomination period, divulge the name of a candidate or of a person whose candidacy has been rejected.
M.O. 2015-005, s. 10; M.O. 2018-002, s. 21.