TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-18
Elective Meetings

SECTION 17-18-6


§ 17-18-6 District moderator and clerk.

The officers of a voting district shall be a moderator and a clerk. The moderator shall preside in all meetings of his or her district until his or her successor is elected and qualified. The moderator shall have the same authority in these meetings as moderators of town meetings have, and shall be subject to the same penalties for willful violation or neglect of duty. The clerk shall keep a record of the proceedings of the meetings in his or her district, and, after a choice of officers in his or her district, shall, in writing duly certified, notify the town or city clerk of the choice; provided, that in the cities of Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls, Newport, Cranston, Woonsocket, and Warwick, the notification shall be made to the local board.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 9, §§ 7, 8, 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 9, §§ 7, 8, 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 9, § 8; P.L. 1910, ch. 640, § 3; P.L. 1916, ch. 1422, § 3; P.L. 1920, ch. 1975, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 9, § 8; P.L. 1926, ch. 924, § 3; P.L. 1927, ch. 1085, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 314, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 17-18-6; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1966, ch. 116, § 14.)