2022 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 9 - Elections
Chapter 151 - Elections: Prohibited Acts and Penalties
Section 9-368. - Arrest of accused.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 9-368. (2022)

Upon the written complaint of any three electors of a town in which a violation of any law relating to elections has occurred to any judge of the superior court for the judicial district within which the offense has been committed, supported by oath or affirmation that the complainants have good reason to believe and do believe that the allegations therein contained are true and can be proved, such judge shall issue a warrant for the arrest of the accused.

(1953, S. 845d; 1959, P.A. 28, S. 167; P.A. 74-183, S. 187, 291; P.A. 76-436, S. 163, 681; P.A. 78-280, S. 1, 127.)

History: 1959 act transferred jurisdiction to issue warrant from trial justice to circuit court judge; P.A. 74-183 changed “circuit court for the circuit” to “court of common pleas for the county or judicial district”, effective December 31, 1974; P.A. 76-436 changed “court of common pleas” to “superior court”, effective July 1, 1978; P.A. 78-280 deleted “county or”.

Cited. 21 CS 445.

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