Village of New Paltz, NY
Ulster County
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[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. 4 of the 1978 Code of the Village of New Paltz. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The term of office of the Mayor as heretofore established by resolution dated February 14, 1962, shall continue to be four official years and the term of the incumbent Mayor's term of office in accordance with said resolution shall expire at the end of the official year in 1979.
The term of office of the Trustees as heretofore established by resolution dated February 14, 1962, shall continue to be four official years. The term of office of two Trustees shall expire at the end of the official year in 1979 and the term of office of two Trustees shall expire at the end of the official year in 1981 as heretofore established.
In any election for the office of Mayor or Trustee, the person or persons eligible and receiving the highest number of votes for office shall be elected thereto.
A. 
In the event more eligible persons than the number remaining to be elected for the same office or offices receive an equal number of votes, a run-off election shall be held on the first Tuesday at least 10 days after the final certification of such tie results, subject to the provisions of § 15-104, Subdivision 3b, of the Election Law.
B. 
The run-off election shall be waived and the selection of the person to be elected shall be made by lot as otherwise provided in § 15-126 of the Election Law if each person who shall have received such equal number of votes shall file with the Village Clerk, no later than two days after such final certification of such tie results, a written notice of consent that such selection be made by lot.