AMEND WINSTON-SALEM CHARTER/TIME OF ELECTION.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 509 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2019
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM REGARDING THE TIME OF ELECTION.
Intro. by Montgomery.

Status: Ref to the Com on Elections and Ethics Law, if favorable, State and Local Government, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 1 2019)
H 509

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information

    Amends SL 1927-232, Section 12J, the City of Winston-Salem's Charter as follows. Extends the terms of the mayor and council members elected in 2016 by two years. Provides that the mayor and council members elected in 2022 will each serve four-year terms, which expire at the organizational meeting after the 2026 regular municipal election. Requires that in 2026, and quadrennially thereafter, primaries and elections for mayor and city council must be held as provided by law. Update statutory cross-references.


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