AN ORDINANCE OF THE LAPEL TOWN COUNCIL ADOPTING PRIMARY ELECTIONS AS THE METHODOLOGY FOR NOMINATION OF MAJOR PARTY CANDIDATES FOR TOWN OFFICES

WHEREAS, Indiana Code 3-8-5-2 provided methodologies by which candidates of major political party, as that term is defined by Indiana Code 3-5-2-30, are nominated for town political offices; and,

WHEREAS, currently, the Town of Lapel’s major party candidates are nominated for the town office through a town convention; and

WHEREAS, the Town Council has determined that, in the interest of providing the citizens of Lapel with increased participation in town government through the selection of candidates, that it is desirable for future nominations of major party candidates for Lapel town offices be selected in primary election.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LAPEL TOWN COUNCIL that, effective January 1, 2022, and pursuant to I.C. 3-8-5-2(d), that it is estalished that primary elections shall be used to nominate major political party candidates ot the Town of Lapel offices, and

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Lapel is directed to file a certified copy of this Ordinance with the Madison County Circuit Court, as soon as practicable.

 

 

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