Elections (17)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/17/2017

H 0008 MonitorEven Yr Municipal Election/Towns of Troy/Star Justin Burr
6/1/2017 Senate - Re-ref to Select Committee on Elections. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate SLG I RulesOS
Elections Local Bills
An act to provide that regular municipal elections in both the Town of Troy & the Town of Star shall be held in even num

Moves the elections for the Towns of Troy and Star to even-numbered years, beginning in 2018. (version 1)

H 0064 HighMunicipal Elections in Even-Numbered Years Harry Warren
2/20/2017 House - Re-ref to the Com on Elections and Ethics Law, if favorable, State and Local Government II SLG II -
Elections

Changes all municipal elections statewide from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years, beginning in 2022, and modifies the term lengths of municipal offices to effect the switch in election timing. (version 1)

H 0177 MonitorEliminate Second Primaries Elmer Floyd
2/23/2017 House - Ref to the Com on Elections and Ethics Law, if favorable, State and Local Government I --
Elections

Eliminates second primaries for all elective offices in the state, including municipal offices. (version 1)

H 0245 MonitorAmend W-S Charter/Certain Candidates Debra Conrad
6/28/2017 Ch. SL 2017-72 SLG I SLG
Elections Local Bills
Amends the City of Winston-Salem charter to conform the process of ballot access independent or non-partisan candidates for city council to that in state law, a process made necessary because the City elects its municipal representatives using partisan labels. (version 1)
H 0288 MonitorTown of Raynham/Extend Mayor's Term of Office Garland Pierce
6/28/2017 Ch. SL 2017-58 SLG I RulesOS
Elections Local Bills

Extends the term of office for the mayor of the Town of Raynham from two to four years.

H 0447 MonitorLexington City Bd. of Ed./City Council Larry Potts
6/28/2017 Ch. SL 2017-61 SLG I RulesOS
Elections Local Bills Local Government
H 0498 MonitorJonesville/Boonville/East Bend/Even-Yr Elec'n Walter Zachary
6/27/2017 Ch. SL 2017-56 SLG I RulesOS
Elections Local Bills

Changes the years for municipal elections in the towns of Jonesville, Boonville, and East Bend from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years. Includes provisions to determine the term lengths of office-holders elected in the next election. (version 1)

H 0504 MonitorCity of Lincolnton/Even-Yr Elect'n/Mayor Term Jason Saine
6/28/2017 Ch. SL 2017-62 SLG I RulesOS
Elections Local Bills
Changes the years for municipal elections in the City of Lincolnton from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years. Includes provisions to extend the term lengths of current office-holders, and moves the next election date from 2017 to 2018. (version 1)
H 0528 MonitorBudget Technical Corrections Christopher Millis
7/31/2017 Ch. SL 2017-197 Trans RulesOS
Elections

Among other changes, includes a provision to grant the Executive Director of the Bipartisan state Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement flexibility in administering the 2017 municipal elections calendar.

H 0542 MonitorElections/Cities in More Than One Co Bobbie Richardson
4/3/2017 House - Ref To Com On Elections and Ethics Law --
Elections General Government
Companion bill to SB 536

For cities that lie in more than one county, allows those cities to enter into interlocal agreements with the county boards of election in those counties in order to administer the municipal election. (version 1)

H 0668 MonitorClarify Political Sign Ordinance Authority William Brawley
4/20/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate SLG I RulesOS
Elections General Government Transportation

Allows cities to enforce NCDOT’s political sign rules on all roads within a municipality, including removal of signs that violate those rules. (version 1)

H 0843 MonitorMunicipal Election Schedule %26amp; Other Changes David Lewis
6/22/2017 House - Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House EEL -
Elections
Adjusts the municipal elections calendars related to certain primary dates and candidate filing dates, thereby accommodating other state requirements for printing of absentee ballots prior to the early vote period. (version 1)
S 0019 MonitorEven Yr Municipal Election/Towns of Troy/Star Cathy Dunn
5/16/2017 Ch. SL 2017-12 SLG I SLG
Elections Local Bills
Companion bill HB 8
Moves the elections for the Towns of Troy and Star to even-numbered years, beginning in 2018. (version 1)
S 0094 HighElections Transparency Ronald Rabin
4/19/2017 Senate - Re-ref to Select Committee on Elections. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate -RulesOS
Elections

Beginning in 2019, changes all local offices that are currently elected on a nonpartisan basis to partisan, including municipal, county board of education, and certain judicial seats; standardizes the timing of municipal elections to occur on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, with corresponding changes to the primary dates; abolishes all existing local acts that run counter to this proposal; makes conforming changes to existing law with respect to the procedures candidates for municipal office must follow to file for the office, as well as the procedures for filling vacancies on municipal boards. (version 1)

S 0206 HighMunicipal Elections in Even-Numbered Years Charles Edwards
3/22/2017 Senate - Re-ref to Select Committee on Elections. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate --
Elections

Changes all municipal elections statewide from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years, beginning in 2022, and modifies the term lengths of municipal offices to effect the switch in election timing. (version 1)

S 0285 MonitorEqual Representation for Asheville Charles Edwards
6/29/2017 Ch. SL 2017-83 RulesCOH RulesOS
Elections Local Bills
Directs the City of Asheville, which currently elects all governing board members at-large, to create electoral districts for all council offices except mayor, which would remain elected at large. Imposes a deadline of November 1, 2017, to complete this redistricting and associated city charter amendments. In the event the City does not draw its own district maps, imposes a system of six electoral districts plus the office of mayor. (version 1)
S 0536 MonitorElections/Cities in More Than One Co Angela Bryant
4/3/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate -RulesOS
Elections General Government
Companion bill HB 542

For cities that lie in more than one county, allows those cities to enter into interlocal agreements with the county boards of election in those counties in order to administer the municipal election. (version 1)

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