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Section 17-13-26

Additional duties of sheriff, chief of police, etc.

The sheriff of each county on the day of such primary election shall be present in person or by deputy at each election precinct or voting district where such elections are held, and shall preserve good order. All duties imposed and powers conferred upon the sheriff in county and district elections by this section are imposed and conferred on the marshal or chief of police in all municipal primary elections.

(Acts 1915, No. 78, p. 218; Code 1923, §3953; Code 1940, T. 17, §407; §17-16-56; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §59.)
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