Section 11-16-9

Order establishing date for election - Form.

The order may be substantially as follows:

Order for county seat election. The State of Alabama, _____ County. A majority of the qualified electors of this county having petitioned the Governor praying that an election be held in this county on the question of removing the county seat from _____ to _____, in this county; and the Governor having appointed the undersigned as the board of commissioners of county seat election, as provided by law: It is hereby ordered that an election be held at the usual voting places in this county, by the qualified electors thereof, on Tuesday, the _____ day of _____, 2__, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., on the question of such removal, at which election the elector who desires that the county site shall remain at _____ shall have written or printed on his ballot the words: "Against removal"; and the elector who desires that the county seat shall be removed to _____ shall have written or printed on his ballot the words: "For removal to _____. "Done this, the _____ day of _____, 2____. (Signed _____, the board of commissioners of county seat election.)

(Code 1907, §184; Code 1923, §276; Code 1940, T. 12, §239.)