Identical to S 132, filed 2/26/19.
Amends Sections 2, 3, and 6 of SL 1991-78, as amended, to change the Guilford County Board of Education (Board) election from partisan to nonpartisan beginning in 2020. Directs the nonpartisan primary and election method set out in GS 163A-1618 be used, with ballots listing candidates with no reference to party affiliation. Directs the Guilford Board of Elections to determine the candidate filing period. Requires members to be elected at the same time as the regular primary and general election dates for county officers. Provides for staggered four-year terms. Directs vacancies for positions elected on a partisan basis in 2016 and 2018 to be filled pursuant to GS 115C-37.1(d). Effective the first Monday in December 2020, removes Guilford County from the scope of GS 115C-37.1, which provides for vacancies in offices of county boards elected on a partisan basis. Makes conforming and technical changes.
Maintains the terms of Board members elected in 2016 and 2018, or any member appointed by the remaining members to fill a vacancy of a member elected in 2016 or 2018, providing for service until a successor has been elected and qualified.
Bill H 182 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - More information
© 2022 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.