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(1) In addition to any other duties prescribed by law, the governing board of a political subdivision entitled to call elections shall have the following duties:
(a) To supervise the conduct of regular and special elections which it is authorized or required to call; and
(b) Where appropriate, to consult and coordinate with the county clerk and recorder of the county in which the political subdivision is located and with the secretary of state in regard to conducting elections and rendering decisions and interpretations under this code.
(2) All powers and authority granted to the governing board of a political subdivision may be exercised by an election official designated by the board. The governing body may also contract with the county clerk and recorder of the county in which the political subdivision is organized to perform all or part of the required duties in conducting the election.
(3) Elections which are set for the same date by various political subdivisions may be held as coordinated elections if the governing bodies so choose. Political subdivisions are authorized to cooperate and contract with each other to perform any function relating to an election.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources § 14-26-6-2 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-14-natural-and-cultural-resources/in-code-sect-14-26-6-2.html
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