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CHAPTER 405 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE RIGHT TO PETITION FOR MUNICIPAL LIQUOR CONTROL STORES IN INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITIES IN ROBESON COUNTY, ESTABLISHMENT OF SAME UPON AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF THE PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ALLOCATION OF NET PROCEEDS FROM THE OPERATION THEREOF. , The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
In calling for such special liquor election, the said governing body shall give at least thirty days public notice of the same prior to the opening of the registration books, and said registration books shall remain open for the same period of time before such special liquor election as is required by law for them to remain open for a regular municipal election. A new registration of voters for such special liquor election shall not be necessary and all qualified electors who are properly registered prior to registration for the special election and those who register in said special liquor election shall be entitled to vote in said election. In said election, a ballot shall be used upon which shall be printed on separate lines for each proposition, For City Liquor Control Store, Against City Liquor Control Store. Those favoring setting up and operating a liquor store in the municipality shall mark on the voting square to the left of the words For City Liquor Control Store, printed on the ballot; and those opposed to a liquor control store shall mark in the voting square to the left of the words Against City Liquor Control Store. Except as otherwise herein 416 provided, the special election authorized shall be conducted under the same statutes, rules and regulations applicable to municipal elections in the municipality; in the event that any municipality has entered into an agreement with the Robeson County Board of Elections for the conduct of its elections then the ordinances applicable to the conduct of an election by the Robeson County Board of Elections shall be followed.