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CHAPTER 37 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTION OF THE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF ROCKWELL, PROVIDING FOR PRIMARY ELECTION. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes for mayor and the ten candidates receiving the highest number of votes for members of the board of aldermen shall be the nominees and the only candidates whose names shall be placed upon the ballot for mayor and members of the board of aldermen at the next succeeding general municipal election: Provided, however, that if there is only one candidate for mayor then said candidate is nominated for mayor and his name will appear on the general municipal election ballot: Provided, however, that if there are only ten candidates or less for the members of the board of aldermen who have filed their notice of candidacy in the primary, then said candidates are nominated for members of board of aldermen and their names will appear on the general primary ballot and they are so nominated without the necessity of a primary.