COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
REMOVAL OF COUNTY SEATS AND CHANGE OF COUNTY BOUNDARIES
31-205. Contesting right to sign petition. Any citizen and legal voter at general elections in said county may contest the right of any person whose name is subscribed to said petition, to sign such petition under this chapter, and shall have the right to contest said petition as to any names subscribed thereto that he shall have good reason to believe are fictitious: provided, he shall, ten (10) days before the first day of the term of said court, file in the office of the clerk of the district court of such county a list of the names of the persons whose right to sign said petition he is desirous of contesting, together with his affidavit indorsed thereon, that he has good reason to believe, and does verily believe, that such persons named in said list are not legal voters of such county and had no right in law to sign such petition; and shall also file in the office of said clerk, ten (10) days before said term of said court, a list of such names as he has reason to believe are fictitious, together with his affidavit, that he has good reason to believe, and does verily believe, that such names are fictitious; and such persons shall have the right to contest such petitions only as to the names included in said lists.
[(31-205) 1890-1891, p. 57, sec. 122; reen. 1899, p. 33, sec. 109; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 470; C.S., sec. 654; I.C.A., sec. 30-205.]