City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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Editor's Note: Article VI of the original Home Rule Charter was declared unconstitutional in State ex rel. Flynn v. McCaughey et al., 99 Atlantic (2d) 482. Subsequently, the Legislature in a Special November Session, 1953, enacted Chapter 3288 entitled as follows: "An Act pertaining to municipal primaries and elections in the City of Pawtucket, and validating certain provisions in the City of Pawtucket Home Rule Charter."

Sec. 6-100 Applicability.

Sec. 6-102 Definitions.

Sec. 6-103 Conduct of Elections.

Sec. 6-104 Terms of office of elected city officers.

Sec. 6-105 Municipal Election for 1999.

Sec. 6-106 Special elections for filling vacancies in the offices of mayor, councilors.

Sec. 6-107 Terms of appointed officers and members of boards and commissions.

Sec. 6-108 Vacancies in appointive offices.

Sec. 6-109 Election of members of school committee.

Sec. 6-110 Signatures on nominating petitions.

Sec. 6-111 Candidate's statement.

Sec. 6-112 Ballot when contest exists.

Sec. 6-113 Time of filing of certified lists of candidates.

Sec. 6-114 Filing of objections to nomination.papers.

Sec. 6-115 Hearings on objections to nomination papers.

Sec. 6-116 Numbers of votes allowed electors.

Sec. 6-117 Powers, duties and obligations of election officials.

Sec. 6-118 Selection of candidates for municipal elections.

Sec. 6-119 Use of voting machines.

Sec. 6-120 Use of paper ballots.

Sec. 6-121 Applicability of state laws.

Sec. 6-122 Checking of voting machines and ballots.

Sec. 6-123 Certificates of election.

Sec. 6-124 Board of canvassers.

Sec. 6-125 Furnishing of any payment for necessary forms.

Sec. 6-126 Campaign contribution limits

Sec. 6-127 Invalidity of part of Act.

Sec. 6-128 Severability of parts of Act.

Sec. 6-129 Effective Dates.


Sec. 6-200 Right to enact ordinances.

Sec. 6-201 Collection of signatures.

Sec. 6-202 Form and filing of petition.

Sec. 6-203 Verification of signatures, and ballot placement.

Sec. 6-204 Approval of petition ordinances; recirculation.

Sec. 6-205 Further regulations.


Sec. 6-300 Officials subject to recall.

Sec. 6-301 Initiation of recall.

Sec. 6-302 Collection of signatures.

Sec. 6-303 Verification of signature.

Sec. 6-304 Conduct of election.

Sec. 6-305 Further regulations.