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19-1618.Names to be erased or placed on list; false information; oaths. It shall be the duty of said board, at their meeting for revising and correcting said lists, to erase therefrom the name of any person inserted therein who shall be proved by the oath of two legal voters of said voting precinct, to the satisfaction of said board, to be a nonresident of said voting precinct, or otherwise not entitled to vote in said precinct at the election there next to be held: Provided, That said person shall be entitled to appear and offer evidence in support of his right to vote in said precinct. Any elector residing in said precinct, and entitled to vote therein, may appear before said board and require his name to be recorded on said alphabetical list.

Any person so requiring his name to be entered on said lists shall make the statement as to the street and number thereof, or where he resides, required by the provisions of this act of persons offering their votes at elections, and shall be subject to the same penalties for refusing to give such information or for falsely giving the same, and shall also be subject to challenge either by the judges or either of them, or by any other elector. And the same oaths may be administered by the judges or inspectors as now provided in case of persons offering to vote at an election, and in case no challenge is made of any person so requiring his name to be entered on said alphabetical list, or, in case of challenge, if such person shall make oath that would entitle him to vote in case of challenge at an election, then the name of any such person shall be added to said alphabetical poll list or register.

History: L. 1881, ch. 89, § 6; March 4; R.S. 1923, 19-1618.

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