[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Marion 7-22-1993 as Secs. 2-1-3 and 2-1-4 of the 1993 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Annual City election. The annual City election shall be held on the first Tuesday in April.
Polling hours. The polls for all elections shall open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. The rules for provision of voting booths, ballots and election officials and all of the rules for conduct of elections in Chapters 5 through 12 of the Wisconsin Statutes shall apply to elections in the City of Marion.
[Amended 12-10-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-001]
Polling place. The designated polling place for all wards of the City of Marion shall be at the Marion Fire Hall.
[Amended 10-10-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-006]
[Added 10-10-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-006]
The City provides for the selection of alternate officials or the selection of two (or more) sets of officials to work at different times on election day and permits the Clerk-Treasurer to establish different working hours for different officials assigned to the same polling place per state statute § 7.30(1)(a). Alternate officials shall also be appointed in a number sufficient to maintain adequate staffing of polling places.
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 nomination papers a declaration that he will qualify for the office to which he may be elected.