§ 1a.  

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  • Commencing with the election of November, 2001, candidates for mayor shall be determined at a nonpartisan primary election to be held on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in September prior to the election. The candidates for the office of mayor shall be the two candidates from the primary election who receive the highest number of votes. In the event that no more than two persons file petitions for the office of mayor, then those persons shall be the candidates at the November election, and the primary election for the office of mayor shall not be held. A nonpartisan primary election will be held in the same manner if necessary to fulfill the provisions of Article III, Section 3 of this charter.

(Added by Ord. No. 77-1999, eff June 1, 2001; election of May 4, 1999)