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  311.140.  Result of election — favorable vote. — If a majority of the votes cast on the question be for the sale of intoxicating liquor, containing alcohol in excess of five percent by weight, by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises where sold, such intoxicating liquors may be sold under the provisions of existing laws regulating the sale thereof and the procuring of a license for that purpose; and if a majority of the votes cast on the question be against the sale of intoxicating liquor, containing alcohol in excess of five percent by weight, by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises where sold, the board of aldermen, city council or other proper authorities of such incorporated city submitting the question shall publish the result once a week for four consecutive weeks in the same newspaper in which the notice of submission of the question was published, and the provisions of this chapter shall take effect and be in force from and after the date of the last insertion of the publication last above referred to; and provided further, that no license to sell intoxicating liquor, by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises where sold, other than malt liquor containing not to exceed five percent of alcohol by weight, shall be granted during the time of publication last above mentioned; provided further, that this law shall not be construed to interfere with any license issued before the date of the filing of the petition for the submission of the question, but such license may run until the date of its expiration and shall not be renewed.  The election in this chapter provided for, and the result thereof, may be contested in the same manner as is now provided for by law for the contest of elections of county officers in this state, by any voter of such incorporated city in which said election shall be held, by an action to contest, and which shall be brought against the city holding such election.

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(RSMo 1939 § 4938, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)


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