Bill Summary for H 37 (2021-2022)

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Feb 1 2021

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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.

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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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