TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-18
Elective Meetings

SECTION 17-18-5


§ 17-18-5 Date of general elective meetings.

A meeting of the electors of every city, town, senatorial district, representative district, and of every voting district shall be held biennially in the even years on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November at a place to be designated and furnished by the local boards of the respective towns and cities at the expense of the towns and cities, respectively, for the purpose of organization and voting for general officers, senators and representatives in the general assembly, representatives in congress, and electors of president and vice-president of the United States, if to be chosen, and for any other officers that are to be chosen on that day.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 9, § 4; P.L. 1901, ch. 808, § 8; G.L. 1909, ch. 9, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 9, § 7; P.L. 1910, ch. 640, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 9, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 314, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 17-18-5; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1966, ch. 116, § 14.)