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Section 168.729

Act 116 of 1954

168.729 Challenges; oath, questions as to qualifications; false statements, penalty.

Sec. 729.

   If any person attempting to vote shall be challenged as unqualified, he shall be sworn by 1 of the inspectors of election to truthfully answer all questions asked him concerning his qualifications as an elector and any inspector or qualified elector at the poll may question said personas to such qualifications. If the answer to such questions show that said person is a qualified elector in that precinct, he shall be entitled to receive a ballot and vote. Should the answers show that said person is not a qualified elector at that poll, he shall not be entitled to receive a ballot and vote. If any one of his answers concerning a material matter shall not be true, he shall, upon conviction, be deemed guilty of perjury.

History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Popular Name: Election Code

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