TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-10
Canvassing the Lists of Qualified Electors

SECTION 17-10-21


§ 17-10-21 Right to vote or validity of election unaffected by neglect of duty.

The failure of any local board to perform any of its duties required by law shall not affect the validity of an election or a financial town meeting or the right of any person to vote, except as the right to vote may be affected by noncompliance with chapters 1 and 9.1 of this title.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1951 (s.s.), ch. 2870, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-43; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-22; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 203, § 1; G.L., § 17-10-21; P.L. 1983, ch. 172, § 5.)