Board Bill Number 87 In Session 2023-2024

Repealing Section 2.08.010 of the City’s Code Concerning the Nomination of Candidates for the Offices of Mayor, Comptroller, President of the Board of Aldermen, and Aldermen


The proposed bill repeals Section 2.08.010 of the City's Code, which provides the nomination of candidates for the offices of Mayor, Comptroller, President of the Board of Aldermen and Aldermen at a primary election. In lieu thereof of a new Section 2.08.010 is enacted that eliminates the primary requirement where two or fewer candidates file declarations of intent pursuant to Section 2.08.050 or if two or more candidates file declarations of intent and a candidate or candidates withdraw pursuant to 2.08.400 leaving two or fewer candidates. In such cases the two candidates or candidate shall advance to the general election.


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Session: 2023-2024

Introduced: 07/20/2023

Primary Sponsors: Shameem Clark Hubbard

Latest Activity: Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

Ordinance: 71736 effective 12/14/2023

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 07/20/2023

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (138.82 KB PDF).

  • 07/20/2023

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Legislation and Rules Committee.

  • 10/10/2023

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Legislation and Rules Committee hearing.

  • 10/13/2023

    Second Reading

  • 10/20/2023


    The bill was passed.

  • 10/27/2023


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 10/27/2023

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 10/27/2023

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 11/14/2023

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 11/15/2023

    Delivered to Register

  • 01/09/2024

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71736. Effective date is 12/14/2023


10/27/2023 Vote Results

Aye Votes 10
No Votes 4
Final Passage Vote

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Ordinance Number: 71736

Effective Date: 12/14/2023

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