From the Wisconsin Masonic Code:
71.10: Inspection of the Ballot Box.
71.11: If Ballot is Not Clear.
71.12: Reballot Procedures.
71.13: Master's Authority if Reballot Not Clear.
(1) If the Master shall be timely informed by a member that he has cast a negative vote and the Masonic reasons therefor, the Master shall refer said reasons to the Grand Master in writing. Upon receipt the Grand Master will determine the legality of the reasons in accordance with the Masonic Code and respond to the Master in writing of their decision. The Master shall, at the next stated communication of the Lodge declare that he has received accounting from a member on the negative vote cast against the applicant and of the decision of the Grand Master. Neither the identity of the member casting the negative vote nor the reasons therefore shall be disclosed. The Master shall then declare that the petition has been either accepted or rejected based on the decision of the Grand Master.
(2) If the Master shall not have been timely informed by any member that the member has cast a negative vote and the reasons therefor, the Master shall at the next stated communication of the Lodge, declare that the petition has been accepted.
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