6.0230 Appeal from Board to High Court.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 6.0230 ]

Any affected person or any of the election officials may, not later than 4:30 p.m. on the 10th day after the decision of the Board of Registration, appeal directly to the Appel-late Division of the High Court in the manner provided by law for civil appeals to the High Court.

History: 1977, PL 15-42 §1.

Case Notes:

Sections 6.0223, 6.0224, 6.0230, 6.0902 and 6.0903 provide separate and unrelated remedies to complaints concerning the election process. Dole v. Attorney General, ASR (1978).

Where statute provided for appeal to board of registration from a denial of voter registration by election officer, and for judicial review of an adverse decision of the Board of Registration, court would not issue writ of mandamus to election officer ordering him to register prospective voter who had not yet appealed to Board of Registration. A.S.C.A. §§ 6.0224, 6.0230. Siofele v. Shimasaki, 8 A.S.R.2d 81(1988).

One who challenges the right of another person to be registered or to vote as a qualified elector must exhaust administrative remedies before submitting the matter to court. A.S.C.A. §§ 6.0230 et seq. Election Office v. Tuika, 9 A.S.R.2d 1 (1988).