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(a) All persons holding office under any law of this state, or under the charter or ordinances
of any municipal corporation thereof, including judges and clerks of election, and all committee
members, commissioners, trustees, referees, appraisers, assessors, and all others authorized or
required by law to act or report upon any matter of fact, have the power to administer oaths they
deem necessary to the proper discharge of their respective duties.
(b) Any employee of the secretary of state designated by the secretary of state has the power
to administer oaths to an individual who wishes to file with the secretary of state an affidavit of
candidacy, nominating petition, declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate, or any other
document relating to the conduct of elections.
History: (6968) RL s 2682; 1986 c 444; 1Sp2001 c 10 art 18 s 41

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