ESTABLISH TWO AT-LARGE SEATS/W-S CITY COUNCIL.

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House Bill 37 (Local) Filed Monday, February 1, 2021
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH TWO AT-LARGE SEATS ON THE CITY COUNCIL IN THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM.
Intro. by Lambeth, Zachary.

Status: Ref to the Com on Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform, if favorable, Local Government, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Feb 2 2021)
H 37

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 1 2021 - More information

    Amends Paragraph 2 of Section 12A of SL 1927-232, as amended, by increasing the number of members on the Winston-Salem City Council from eight to ten. Requires that the two additional members be at-large members, elected by qualified voters of the entire City. Requires the at-large members to be residents of Winston-Salem.

    Requires that the two at-large members be elected during the statewide general election held in November 2024, serving four-year terms. Provides that the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes are to serve. 


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