A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT EXTENDING THE TERMS OF OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE TOWN OF AYDEN FROM TWO TO FOUR YEARS AND PROVIDING THAT THE NOTICE OF CANDIDACY FOR OFFICE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS.
Identical to S 272, introduced 3/13/13.
Amends the Charter for the Town of Ayden as the title indicates. Amends the election procedures for regular municipal elections to accommodate the transition to the extension of the terms of office. Directs the Town Attorney of Ayden to submit this act to the U.S. Attorney General for pre-clearance under section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 within 30 days of the act becoming law. Provides if the act is not submitted by the Ayden Town Attorney, then the North Carolina Attorney General is to submit it under GS 120-30.9I.
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