[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of New Lisbon 4-2-2001 as Secs. 2-1-3, 2-1-4 and 2-1-5 of the 2001 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The annual City election shall be held on the first Tuesday in April or at such other date as prescribed by state law.
The polls at general elections in the City shall be open as prescribed by § 6.78, Wis. Stats.
Notice of all elections, stating the prescribed polling hours, shall be given by publication in the official newspaper at least 10 days before the election.
The City Hall shall be the central polling place for all wards of the City of New Lisbon, unless otherwise designated by the Common Council pursuant to § 5.25, Wis. Stats.
Whenever three or more candidates file nomination papers, candidates for elective City offices may be nominated by a nonpartisan primary conducted pursuant to § 8.11, Wis. Stats. Such candidate shall file with his/her nomination papers a declaration that he/she will qualify for the office to which he/she may be elected.
Pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes, there is hereby established one set of election officials to conduct all elections in the wards of the City which shall consist of seven election inspectors. However, the City Clerk-Treasurer shall have the power to limit the number of election officials. The Clerk-Treasurer shall determine in advance of each election whether the number of election officials for such election should be reduced from the number prescribed by the Wisconsin Statutes, and if such a reduction is so determined, the Clerk-Treasurer shall further redistribute duties among the remaining officials, provided that there are an odd number of election officials.