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Chapter 321

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  321.703.  Notice of intent to circulate recall petition, service, contents — answer — purpose. — 1.  The notice of intention to circulate a recall petition shall be served personally, or by certified mail, on the board member sought to be recalled.  A copy thereof shall be filed, along with an affidavit of the time and manner of service, with the election authority, as defined in chapter 115.  A separate notice shall be filed for each board member sought to be recalled and shall contain all of the following:

  (1)  The name of the board member sought to be recalled;

  (2)  A statement, not exceeding two hundred words in length, of the reasons for the proposed recall;

  (3)  The name(s) and business or residence address(es) of at least one, and not more than five, proponent(s) of the recall.

  2.  Within seven days after the filing of the notice of intention, the board member may file with the election authority a statement, not exceeding two hundred words in length, in answer to the statement of the proponents.  If an answer is filed, the board member shall also serve a copy of it, personally or by certified mail, on one of the proponents named in the notice of intention.

  3.  The statement and answer are intended solely for the information of the voters.  No insufficiency in form or substance thereof shall affect the validity of the election proceedings.


(L. 1995 H.B. 452, et al. merged with H.B. 484, et al.)

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