Section 11-81-96

Applicability of provisions of general election laws; mandatory and directory provisions of article.

Where no provisions are otherwise made in this article, the general election laws of the state then in existence with regard to all notices, qualifications of voters, official acts, and things to be done in connection with ordering and holding elections, making returns, canvassing, and certifying the same shall govern in all respects and all penalties fixed for wrongful acts and violations of the general election laws of the state shall apply to similar acts and violations in all elections held under this article.

The provisions of this article relating to the calling of elections are mandatory and those relating to the conduct and the method of canvassing the same are directory.

(Acts 1927, No. 478, p. 534; Code 1940, T. 12, §108.)