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§ 90. Challengers and watchers--Authority

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 19. Counties and County Officers

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 19. Counties and County Officers
Chapter 4. Relocating County Seats
19 Okl.St.Ann. § 90
§ 90. Challengers and watchers--Authority
Any city, town or place being a candidate for the location of any county seat in any such election may appoint and designate one qualified elector in any precinct or voting place to act as challenger at such precinct; and may appoint and designate one poll book holder and one special watcher in any such precinct or voting place: Provided, that the challenger, poll book holder and watcher shall perform duties as provided by law governing any general election. Any such city, town or place may appoint in writing by, the mayor or president of the board of trustees thereof or the president of the organization representing such place one qualified elector of the county for each precinct who shall have the right to be present in the room where the election is held at the precinct to which such person is assigned, and during all the time of the receipt and counting of the tickets or ballots, and until the vote is fully canvassed by such election officers, and the returns certified by the inspector, judges and clerks, and to whom the inspector, judges and clerks shall deliver a certificate, signed by each of them, of the vote received at said election by each candidate, and the refusal of any such inspector, judge or clerk, or other person to extend and enforce the right herein granted, shall constitute a felony. Such person shall deliver such written appointment to the special election commissioner of such election in proof of his authority to represent his town as aforesaid at such election.


R.L.1910, § 1536; Laws 1997, c. 133, § 146, eff. July 1, 1999.
19 Okl. St. Ann. § 90, OK ST T. 19 § 90
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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