TO PROVIDE THAT EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY COUNTY SPECIAL ELECTIONS MAY BE HELD ONLY ON THE DATE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION AND MUNICIPAL SPECIAL ELECTIONS MAY BE HELD ONLY ON THE DATE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION OR THE DATE OF THE MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION.
House amendments make the following changes to 2nd edition, as amended. Amendment #3 rewrites GS 163-287 by adding a new subsection (e) providing that the statute does not impact the authority of the courts or the State Board to order a new election at a time set by the courts or the State Board under GS Chapter 163. Makes a clarifying change to GS 163-287(d). Amendment #4 rewrites GS 163-287(a) to provide the special election may only be held at the same time as any other state, county, or municipal general election, or at the same time as the primary election in any even-numbered year. Makes a conforming change to GS 163-287(c). Makes conforming change to the title.
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