2013 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 17 - Elections
Chapter 17-11 - Voting Districts and Officials
Section 17-11-11 - Selection of wardens and clerks in cities.


RI Gen L § 17-11-11 (2013) What's This?

§ 17-11-11 Selection of wardens and clerks in cities. – At least thirty-five (35) days before any election, the local board in each city shall appoint for each polling place within the city where an election is to be held a warden and clerk, not from the same political party. The appointments shall be made from a list of not less than ten (10) registered voters presented to the board by the city or town committees of the political parties at least forty-five (45) days before any election.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 312, § 32; P.L. 1940, ch. 819, § 3; P.L. 1944, ch. 1474, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-11-11; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 420, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 278, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 480, § 1.)

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