376.7  Date of primary.

If a primary election is necessary, it shall be held on the Tuesday four weeks before the date of the regular city election. The county board of supervisors shall publicly canvass the tally lists of the vote cast in the primary election, following the procedures prescribed in section 50.24, at a meeting to be held beginning at one o'clock in the afternoon on the second day following the primary election.

The names of those candidates who receive the highest number of votes for each office on the primary election ballot, to the extent of twice the number of unfilled positions, must be placed on the ballot for the regular city election as candidates for that office.

Section History: Early form

  [S13, § 1056-a21; SS15, § 1056-b5; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 6493, 6507, 6643; C46, 50, § 416.17, 416.31, 419.29; C54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, § 363.17, 363.24; C75, 77, 79, 81, § 376.7]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1224, § 36

Internal References

  Referred to in § 331.383, 372.13, 376.3

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