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  • All elections provided for by this charter, whether for the choice of officers or the submission of questions to the voters, shall be conducted by the election authorities prescribed by general laws; and the provisions of the general election laws of the state shall apply to all such elections except as provision is otherwise made by this charter. The provisions of the laws of the state pertaining to campaign financing, campaign contributions and campaign expenditures shall apply to all such elections except as provision is otherwise made by ordinance of the council.

    Commencing in November 2013, a regular municipal election for the choice of members of council shall be held every four years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

    Commencing in November 2001, a regular municipal election for the choice of mayor shall be held every four years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. A regular municipal election for the choice of mayor shall be held on the date of the regular municipal election held during the second calendar year following the mayor's election when necessary to fulfill the provisions of Article III, Section 3 of this charter.

(Amended by Ord. No. 400-1985, eff. Aug. 7, 1985; election of Nov. 5, 1985; amended by Ord. No. 71-1994, eff. April 1, 1994; election of May 5, 1994; amended by Ord. No. 77-1999, eff. June 1, 2001; election of May 4, 1999; amended by Ord. No. 304-2012, eff. Aug. 1, 2012; election of Nov. 2, 2012)