§ 163-278.38. Effect of failure to comply.
Overview of Statute
Referendum results are not invalidated by non-compliance with this Article.
The failure to comply with the provisions of this Article shall not invalidate the results of any referendum.
(1979, c. 1073, s. 11; 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-146, s. 3.1(a), (b).)
1. Definition for referendum
The term “referendum” means any question, issue, or act referred to a vote of the people of the entire State by the General Assembly, a unit of local government, or by the people under any applicable local act and includes constitutional amendments and State bond issues. The term “referendum” includes any type of municipal, county, or special district referendum and any initiative or referendum authorized by a municipal charter or local act. A recall election shall not be considered a referendum within the meaning of this Article.
2. Definition for Referendum
“Referendum” means the event in which voters cast votes for or against ballot questions other than the election of candidates to office.