Section 11-81-57

Board of canvassers.

The governing body of such municipality in which an election has been held under this article shall constitute a board to canvass the returns and declare the result of such election, and such governing body shall meet at the usual place of meeting on the day after the date of the holding of such election and, at that time or at a subsequent meeting to which such meeting may be adjourned, shall canvass the returns and declare the result of said election.

(Acts 1927, No. 478, p. 534; Code 1940, T. 37, §281.)