2015 Mississippi Code
Title 23 - ELECTIONS
Chapter 15 - MISSISSIPPI ELECTION CODE
Article 7 - ELECTION OFFICIALS
§ 23-15-221 - Appointment and duties of municipal election commissioners

MS Code § 23-15-221 (2015) What's This?

The governing authorities of municipalities having a population of less than twenty thousand (20,000) inhabitants according to the last federal decennial census shall appoint three (3) election commissioners; the governing authorities of municipalities having a population of twenty thousand (20,000) inhabitants or more and less than one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants according to the last federal decennial census shall appoint five (5) election commissioners; and the governing authorities of municipalities having a population of one hundred thousand (100,000) or more according to the last federal decennial census shall appoint seven (7) election commissioners, one (1) of whom, in each municipality, shall be designated to have printed and distributed the "official ballots," and all of whom shall perform all the duties in respect to the municipal election prescribed by law to be performed by the county election commissioners where not otherwise provided. The said election commissioners shall, in case there be but one (1) election precinct in the municipality, act as election managers themselves.

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