City of Burlington, WI
Racine County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Burlington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-5-1988 by Ord. No. 1203(25) as §§ 1.31, 1.32 and 1.33 of the 1988 Code]
Whenever three or more candidates file valid nomination papers for any elective City office, the Clerk shall provide for a spring primary election to choose two such candidates to be placed on the ballot at the regular spring election. Such primary shall be held on the third Tuesday in February in accordance with the provisions of the Wisconsin Statutes.
The registration of electors shall be required for all elections.
[Amended 12-3-2002 by Ord. No. 1706(20)]
On all days on which an election is held, the polls shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and closed at 8:00 p.m.
[Adopted 2-3-2009 by Ord. No. 1877(19)]
The City designates the City Clerk to establish the number of election inspectors for a given election and authorizes the City Clerk to reduce or increase the number of inspectors based on the type of election, the expected turnout and any other circumstances deemed appropriate to ensure adequate staffing at polling places. The City Clerk shall make such determination in a reasonable time prior to each election so that inspectors may be assigned.