§ 4.  

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  • All separate papers comprising a nominating petition for member of council or for mayor shall be assembled and filed with the election authorities as one instrument at least 75 days prior to any election at which candidates are to be determined or elected. Within ten days after the certification of a nominating petition the election authorities shall notify the person named therein as a candidate whether the petition is found to satisfy all the prescribed conditions. Any eligible person placed in nomination as herein provided shall have his or her name printed on the ballot if, within five days after such notification, such person files with the election authorities a written acceptance of the nomination.

(Amended by Ord. No. 377-1984, eff. Sept. 6, 1984; election of Nov. 6, 1984; amended by Ord. No. 77-1999, eff. June 1, 2001; election of May 4, 1999)