AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PARTISAN ELECTIONS FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE CATAWBA COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, HICKORY CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND NEWTON-CONOVER CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Amends SL 1969-874, as amended, to require Catawba County Board of Education (Board) candidates to file their notices of candidacy at the same time as other county offices (was, a described date), and provides for partisan election of the Board (currently, provides for nonpartisan plurality election). Adds a new section to require vacancies of the Board for positions elected on a partisan basis to be filled by appointment by the remaining members pursuant to GS 115C-37.1, beginning in 2024. Makes conforming and technical changes. Effective December 1, 2023, and applies to elections held beginning in 2024.
Makes conforming changes to GS 115C-37.1. Effective December 1, 2024.