Bill Summary for S 27 (2023-2024)
Jan 26 2023
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AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION BOARD TO OPT TO CONDUCT PARTISAN ELECTIONS.Intro. by Johnson.
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Applicable to the Union County Soil and Water Conservation District only, amends GS 139-6 to change the elections of district board of supervisors from nonpartisan to partisan beginning in 2024. Maintains that members are elected to four-year terms. Provides for candidacy filings and the procedure for filling vacancies by recommendation of the respective party's county executive committee. Makes conforming changes to the statute and GS 139-7.
Specifies that a candidate's party affiliation or unaffiliated status is based on their registration at the immediately preceding general election.
Effective for primaries and elections held on or after January 1, 2024.