Nebraska Revised Statute 19-405

Chapter 19 Section 405

19-405.

Council members; nomination; candidate filing form; primary election; waiver.

(1) Any person desiring to become a candidate for the office of council member provided for in section 19-404 shall file a candidate filing form as provided in sections 32-606 and 32-607 and pay the filing fee as provided in section 32-608.

(2) Candidates shall be nominated at large either at the statewide primary election or by filing a candidate filing form if there are not more than two candidates who have filed for each position or if the council waives the requirement for a primary election.

(3) The council may waive the requirement for a primary election by adopting an ordinance prior to January 5 of the year in which the primary election would have been held. If the council waives the requirement for a primary election, all candidates filing candidate filing forms by August 1 prior to the date of the general election as provided in subsection (2) of section 32-606 shall be declared nominated. If the council does not waive the requirement for a primary election and if there are not more than two candidates filed for each position to be filled, all candidates filing candidate filing forms by the deadline prescribed in subsection (1) of section 32-606 shall be declared nominated as provided in subsection (1) of section 32-811 and their names shall not appear on the primary election ballot.

Source

  • Laws 1911, c. 24, § 5, p. 152;
  • Laws 1913, c. 21, § 2, p. 86;
  • R.S.1913, § 5292;
  • Laws 1919, c. 35, § 1, p. 115;
  • C.S.1922, § 4515;
  • Laws 1923, c. 141, § 3, p. 345;
  • C.S.1929, § 19-405;
  • R.S.1943, § 19-405;
  • Laws 1969, c. 112, § 1, p. 519;
  • Laws 1969, c. 257, § 15, p. 938;
  • Laws 1979, LB 80, § 38;
  • Laws 1989, LB 327, § 1;
  • Laws 1994, LB 76, § 509;
  • Laws 1999, LB 250, § 1.