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SECTION 16-116
Proceedings; provisions in relation thereto
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 16
§ 16-116. Proceedings; provisions in relation thereto. A special
proceeding under the foregoing provisions of this article shall be heard
upon a verified petition and such oral or written proof as may be
offered, and upon such notice to such officers, persons or committees as
the court or justice shall direct, and shall be summarily determined.
The proceeding shall have preference over all other causes in all
courts. The petition in any such proceeding instituted by the state or
other board of elections shall be verified by the persons specified in
accordance with rules promulgated by the state board of elections. In
the city of New York, a proceeding relating to a run-off primary brought
pursuant to this article shall have first preference over all other