Electoral system for national legislature
Cook Islands, Electoral Act 2004, accessed 1 October 2022
78. Declaration of result of poll − The Chief Electoral Officer shall, by warrant under his or her hand, publicly declare the election of the successful candidate, together with the number of votes received by each candidate.
79 (7). On receipt of the advice of the Court pursuant to subsection (6) but subject to section 81, the Chief Electoral Officer shall forthwith pursuant to section 78 declare to be elected the candidate then found by the Court to have received the highest number of votes, and shall revoke any warrant previously issued by him or her.
See also election results of the 2022 Elections