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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 210 >

(1) The notice provision of the 1949 election law has no application to municipal elections to authorize excess levies.(2) Under the 1949 election law the county auditor, as supervisor of elections, has jurisdiction to conduct municipal elections in Class A and first class counties; county canvassing board has the duty of canvassing such election.  In all other counties, local municipal officers have exclusive jurisdiction to conduct and canvas city and town elections.