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  116.010.  Definitions. — As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates,

  (1)  "County" means any one of the several counties of this state or the city of St. Louis;

  (2)  "Election authority" means a county clerk or board of election commissioners, as established by section 115.015;

  (3)  "General election" means the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years;

  (4)  "Official ballot title" means the summary statement and fiscal note summary prepared for all statewide ballot measures in accordance with the provisions of this chapter which shall be placed on the ballot and, when applicable, shall be the petition title for initiative or referendum petitions;

  (5)  "Statewide ballot measure" means a constitutional amendment submitted by initiative petition, the general assembly or a constitutional convention; a statutory measure submitted by initiative or referendum petition; the question of holding a constitutional convention; and a constitution proposed by a constitutional convention;

  (6)  "Voter" means a person registered to vote in accordance with section 115.151.


(L. 1980 S.B. 658, A.L. 1997 S.B. 132)

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