§8-5-2. First election of officers of a town or village;
commissioners of election.
At the time of ordering the issuance of the certificate of
incorporation of a town or village as specified in section seven,
article two of this chapter, the county court shall appoint three
qualified voters of such incorporated territory who shall act as
commissioners of election at the first election of officers to be
held in such town or village, as hereinafter provided, and, in case
they shall fail or refuse to act, such election may be held,
conducted, superintended, returned and certified by any three
qualified voters of such incorporated territory appointed for that
purpose by the qualified voters present.