9-13 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
Date of annual municipal election--Hours of voting.
Joint municipal and school district elections authorized--Date--Sharing costs and
Dates associated with joint election.
Registration and residence required to vote in municipal election--Residence defined--Challenge--Contest of election.
Election not held in absence of contest--Certificate of election issued to unopposed
Publication of notice of vacancies--Times.
Individual contests authorized when more than one seat vacant.
Nominating petition--Time of filing--Data concerning candidate--Form--Acceptance--Effect (Effective until approval of amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to be submitted
to the voters at the November 8, 2016 election).
Nominating petition (Effective upon approval of amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to
be submitted to the voters at the November 8, 2016 election).
Withdrawal or death of candidate--Procedure.
Number of signers required for nominating petitions in first, second, and third class
municipalities--Time for circulating petitions.
Residence mailing address and date added to signature--Form and verification of
Notice of municipal election--Publication or posting.
Special elections governed by general provisions--Questions to be stated in notice.
Filling of vacancy on municipal governing body--Appointment or special election.
Special election to fill vacancy on governing body or in office of mayor--Procedures.
Elected official to hold office until vacancy filled.
Election precincts--Division and consolidation of wards into precincts--Application
to state and county elections.
Precinct election boards.
Terms of and representation by members of governing body following redistricting.
9-13-18 to 9-13-20. Repealed.
Preparation and form of ballots--Absentee ballots--Arrangement of names of
Return and canvass of votes.
Person with highest number of votes for office to be declared elected.
Secondary election when no candidate receives a majority of votes--Conduct of
Publication of notice of secondary election.
Tie vote--Recount--Determination by lot.
Requests for recounts--Recount board established.
Recount on ballot question, initiative, referendum or recall.
Notice to persons elected--Time allowed for qualification.
Municipal officers subject to recall.
Petition for recall--Number of signatures--Grounds--Time limits.
Special election on recall petition--Notice and arrangements.
Incumbent as candidate in recall election--Other candidates--Secondary election on
Continuation of incumbent in office if re-elected.
Removal of incumbent from office by election of another at recall--Qualification of
Term of office of successor elected at recall election.
Election board for wards--Compensation.
Municipal elections held in conjunction with June primary elections.
9-13-38, 9-13-39. Transferred.
Municipal elections held on first Tuesday after first Monday in June--Notice--Nominating petitions.