203B.05 DESIGNATION OF MUNICIPAL CLERKS TO ADMINISTER ABSENTEE
Subdivision 1. Generally.
The full-time clerk of any city or town shall administer the
provisions of sections
(a) the county auditor of that county has designated the clerk to administer them; or
(b) the clerk has given the county auditor of that county notice of intention to administer
Subd. 2. City, school district, and town elections.
For city elections not held on the same
day as a statewide election, for school district elections not held on the same day as a statewide
election, and for town elections conducted under the Australian ballot system, applications for
absentee ballots shall be filed with the city, school district, or town clerk and the duties prescribed
by this chapter for the county auditor shall be performed by the city, school district, or town clerk
unless the county auditor agrees to perform those duties on behalf of the city, school district, or
town clerk. The costs incurred to provide absentee ballots and perform the duties prescribed by
this subdivision shall be paid by the city, town, or school district holding the election.
Notwithstanding any other law, this chapter applies to school district elections held on the
same day as a statewide election or an election for a county or municipality wholly or partially
within the school district.
History: 1981 c 29 art 3 s 5; 1987 c 62 s 3; 1987 c 266 art 1 s 14