TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-10
Canvassing the Lists of Qualified Electors

SECTION 17-10-7


§ 17-10-7 Proof required to strike name.

No name shall be stricken from any voting list by any local board upon evidence given at the final canvass meeting unless sworn proof is presented to the board that that name is the name of a person not qualified to vote at the election for which the registration and voting list is being canvassed. No name shall be stricken for ineligibility to vote on the basis of residence except as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1951 (s.s.), ch. 2870, § 6; P.L. 1956, ch. 3746, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-17; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-8; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 203, § 1; G.L., § 17-10-7; P.L. 1994, ch. 171, § 5.)