1895 private laws – Ch. 85 Sec. 15

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CHAPTER 85, An act to repeal the present charter of Elizabeth City and recharter the city. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :

Should there be more votes in the box than the recorders list shows to have been cast, and the poll-holders shall be of the opinion that the excess was placed there fraudulently and the result of the election is thereby affected, they shall certify such to the commissioners elect at their first meeting, who shall declare the election in said ward void and proceed to fill the vacancy. But should the excess appear to the poll holders to be accidental they shall select some child who cannot read to draw said excess from the box, one vote ata time. Should two or more votes be folded together the poll-holders shall reject them. The ballots shall contain the name of only one person, printed or written, on white or colored paper, with or without device,

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