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  115.023.  Election authority to conduct all elections — which authority, how determined. — 1.  Except as provided in subsections 2 and 3 of this section, each election authority shall conduct all public elections within its jurisdiction.

  2.  When an election is to be conducted for a political subdivision or special district, and the political subdivision or special district is located within the jurisdiction of more than one election authority, the election authority of the jurisdiction with the greatest proportion of the political subdivision's or special district's registered voters shall be responsible for publishing any legal notice required in this chapter.

  3.  When an election is to be conducted for a political subdivision or special district, and the political subdivision or special district is located within the jurisdiction of more than one election authority, the affected election authorities may, by contract, authorize one of their number to conduct the election for all or any part of the political subdivision or special district.  In any election conducted pursuant to this subsection, the election authority conducting part of an election in an area outside its jurisdiction may consolidate precincts across jurisdiction lines and shall have all powers and duties granted pursuant to this chapter, except the provisions of sections 115.133 to 115.221 and sections 115.279 and 115.297, in the area outside its jurisdiction.

  4.  Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 493.025 and 493.027 to the contrary*, whenever the publication of a legal advertisement, legal notice, order of court or public notice of any kind is allowed or required pursuant to this chapter, a newspaper publishing such notice shall charge and receive not more than its regular local classified advertising rate.  The regular local classified advertising rate is that rate shown by the newspaper's rate schedule as offered to the public, and shall have been in effect for at least thirty days preceding publication of the particular notice to which it is applied.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 2.020, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971, A.L. 1983 S.B. 234, A.L. 1995 H.B. 484, et al., A.L. 1997 S.B. 132, A.L. 2018 S.B. 592 merged with S.B. 975 & 1024 Revision)

Effective 8-28-18 (S.B. 975 & 1024 Revision); 11-07-18 (S.B. 592)

*Words "to the contrary" do not appear in original rolls of S.B. 975 & 1024 Revision, 2018.


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