TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-8
Local Canvassing Authorities

SECTION 17-8-9


§ 17-8-9 Local boards open on election day.

In addition to duties as otherwise fixed by law, it shall be the duty of the local board to keep open on all election days, from the hour fixed for the opening of the polls until the hour fixed for the closing of the polls, and to remain in session during the hours at a regular place of meeting of the board, council, or other body.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1935, ch. 2192, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 313, § 24; impl. am. P.L. 1951 (s.s.), ch. 2870, §§ 8, 10; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-32; G.L. 1956, § 17-8-9; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1.)