HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
CONSOLIDATION OF HIGHWAY DISTRICTS
40-1509. Conduct of elections. (1) The polls shall be presided over by the appointed judges and clerks who must take an oath as judge and clerk of the highway district election and which oath shall obligate the judges and clerks to faithfully perform the duties of a board of election.
(2) All elections shall be by secret and separate ballot, each ballot in type, print or legible writing, stating in the affirmative and negative the proposition to be voted upon, and all ballots shall be in a form that the voters may express a choice by the marking of a cross (X).
(3) In all elections it is intended that no informalities in conducting the election shall invalidate the election, if the election has been otherwise fairly conducted. The clerks of the county commissioners shall prepare the necessary ballots for use in each of the highway districts.
[40-1509, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 666; am. 2000, ch. 202, sec. 9, p. 506.]