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CHAPTER 87 AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF SEVEN MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE RALEIGH CITY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT, AND TO FIX THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Chapter 856, Session Laws of 1963, is further amended by adding a new paragraph at the beginning of Section 3%, to read as follows: If more than eight -8 candidates file for office in years when four vacancies on the Board are to be filled, a primary election shall be held and the eight -8 candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the primary election shall be certified as the only candidates whose names shall be placed on the ballot for election. If not more than eight -8 candidates file for office in such years, no primary shall be held as to such candidates and their names shall be the only names placed on the ballot for the election.