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File #: O-396-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/9/2021 In control: Law Department
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: Providing for the submission to the electors of the City of Toledo an amendment to Chapter III, Section 12, of the Charter of the City of Toledo to align the non-partisan primary election date with the date provided in the general laws of Ohio for holding primary elections; and declaring an emergency.
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Dept. of Law

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Providing for the submission to the electors of the City of Toledo an amendment to Chapter III, Section 12, of the Charter of the City of Toledo to align the non-partisan primary election date with the date provided in the general laws of Ohio for holding primary elections; and declaring an emergency.

Summary
Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the amendment to the Charter of the City of Toledo, as hereinafter set forth, be submitted to the electors of the City of Toledo at an election to be held on November 2, 2021.

SECTION 2. That the Charter of the City of Toledo, Chapter III, Section 12, shall be amended as specified in Section 4 below to align the non-partisan primary election date with the date provided in the general laws of Ohio for holding primary elections.

SECTION 3. That the Charter of the City of Toledo, Chapter III, Section 12 which presently reads as follows:
"Section 12. Non-partisan primary.
Candidates for Mayor and for Council to be voted for at the regular City election under the provisions of this Charter shall be nominated at a non-partisan primary election to be held on the second Tuesday after the first Monday in September of 1967 and thereafter on the second Tuesday after the first Monday in September in such odd-numbered years as hereinafter provided."
shall be amended to read as stated in Section 4.

SECTION 4. That the Charter of the City of Toledo, Chapter III, Section 12 shall be amended to read as follows:
"Section 12. Non-partisan primary.
Candidates for Mayor and Council to be voted for at any regular municipal election under the provisions of this charter shall be nominated at a nonpartisan primary election to be held in odd numbered years on the same date as may be provided in the general laws of the state for the holding of primary elections."

SECTION 5. That the foregoing amendment shall take effect immediately upon approval by the ele...

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