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365.22 CONDUCT OF ELECTION; BALLOTS, VOTING, HOURS.

Subdivision 1.Like regular town election.

A special election under section 365.21 must be run in the same way that elections by ballot at the regular town election are run.

Subd. 2.Questions, ballot details.

The questions to be voted on must be separately stated on the ballots, as worded in section 365.21. Two ovals or similar target shapes, one above the other, must be put just below each question with the word "yes" beside the upper target shape and the word "no" beside the lower target shape.

Subd. 3.Voting.

An elector must vote separately on each question for the elector's vote to be counted on that question. To vote "yes" on a question, the elector shall fill in the oval or similar target shape beside the word "yes" just below the question. To vote "no" on a question, the elector shall fill in the oval or similar target shape beside the word "no" just below the question.

Subd. 4.Hours.

The polls must be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Subd. 5.Municipal election law applies.

In all other matters the election must be run and the votes canvassed the way elections by ballot are run under sections 205.01 to 205.17.