163-284. Mandatory administration by county boards of elections.

The registration of voters and the conduct of all elections in municipalities and special districts shall be under the authority of the county board of elections. Any contested election or allegations of irregularities shall be made to the county board of elections and appeals from such rulings may be made to the State Board of Elections under existing statutory provisions and rules or regulations adopted by the State Board of Elections.

Each municipality and special district shall reimburse the county board of elections for the actual cost involved in the administration required under this section. (1971, c. 835, s. 1; 1973, c. 793, s. 84; 2011-31, s. 4; 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-146, s. 3.1(a), (b).)