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§ 15-106. Appeal on question of ballot title--Procedure

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 11. Cities and Towns (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Municipal Code (Refs & Annos)
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Article XV. Initiative and Referendum--Municipal Questions
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 15-106
§ 15-106. Appeal on question of ballot title--Procedure
A qualified elector who is dissatisfied with the wording of a ballot title may appeal, within ten (10) days after the ballot title is filed with the clerk, to the district court in the county in which the situs of the municipality is located. The petition for appeal shall offer a substitute ballot title for the one from which the appeal is taken. Written notice of the appeal shall be served upon the clerk and upon the parties who filed the ballot title at least five (5) days before such appeal is heard by the court. The municipal attorney shall, and any interested citizen may, defend the ballot title from which the appeal is taken. After the hearing of the appeal, the district court may correct or amend the ballot title, or accept the substitute suggested, or may draft a new one which will conform with the law.

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Laws 1977, c. 256, § 15-106, eff. July 1, 1978.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 15-106, OK ST T. 11 § 15-106
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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