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Chapter 115

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  115.499.  Verification board, how constituted. — 1.  Where the election authority is a board of election commissioners, the board of election commissioners shall be the verification board.

  2.  Where the election authority is a county clerk, the county clerk and two verification judges, one from each major political party, shall be the verification board.  The county clerk may, as he deems necessary, designate an even number of additional verification judges, one-half from one major political party and one-half from the other major political party.  The verification judges shall possess the same qualifications as election judges.  Not later than the second Tuesday preceding an election, the county clerk shall request and the county committee of each major political party in the jurisdiction of the election authority shall submit to the election authority a list containing the names of at least six persons qualified to serve on the verification board.  Not later than the first Tuesday preceding the election, the election authority shall appoint not less than one person from each of the lists to serve on the verification board.  If either county committee fails to present the prescribed number of names of qualified persons by the time prescribed, the election authority shall select and appoint a member or members of the verification board from the party.


(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 12.305, A.L. 1993 S.B. 31)

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