SEC. 23-15-953. Proceedings with respect to petition filed more than forty days before term of circuit court next after contested election.
If the petition shall be filed more than forty (40) days before the term of the circuit court next after the election which is contested, the summons may be made returnable, and a trial of the issue be had in vacation, in the manner prescribed for a trial in vacation of an information in the nature of a quo warranto; and all of the provisions in reference to a trial in vacation of such proceedings shall apply to the trial of issues as to contested elections in the state of case herein mentioned; but this section shall not be held to include a contest of the election of a justice court judge, constable, coroner, surveyor, or member of a board of supervisors.
SOURCES: Derived from 1972 Code Sec. 23-5-189 [Codes, 1880, Sec. 151; 1892, Sec. 3680; 1906, Sec. 4187; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 6821; 1930, Sec. 6259; 1942, Sec. 3288; Repealed by Laws, 1986, ch. 495, Sec. 335]; En, Laws, 1986, ch. 495, Sec. 292, eff from and after January 1, 1987.