43.53  Nominees for subdivision office--write-in candidates.

The nominee of each political party for any office to be filled by the voters of any township or other political subdivision within the county shall be the person receiving the highest number of votes cast in the primary election by the voters of that party for the office. That person shall appear as the party's candidate for the office on the general election ballot. A person whose name is not printed on the official primary ballot shall not be declared nominated as a candidate for such office in the general election unless that person receives at least five votes. Nomination of a candidate for the office of county supervisor elected from a district within the county shall be governed by section 43.52 and not by this section.

Section History: Early form

  [S13, § 1087-a19; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 581; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 43.53]

Section History: Recent form

  95 Acts, ch 189, §2

Internal References

  Referred to in § 43.54, 43.77, 43.116

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